2022TOC National Middle School Debate and SpeechTournament (5/13-15/2022)


Leetyan Chen and Jerry Zeng --- Doubles Finalists in PF Division

Anna YI and Bryan Wang --- Triples Finalists in PF Division

Aaron Wang --- TRiples Finalists in LD Division


Bryan Wang --- second place best speaker award (out of 423 debaters)

Anna Yi -- 7th place best speaker award (out of 423 debaters)


All Sugar Land SpiderSmart debaters won at least three rounds in the preliminary contests - this sets a team record at the national level debate tournament. 

2022 TOC Middle School National Tournamnet

2022 Texas Middle School Speech and Debate State Tournament (4/1-2/2022)


Leetyan Chen and Jerry Zeng --- Texas State Championship in Public Forum event


Jason Chen --- Second place in Lincoln-Douglas event


Brandon Lin -- Third place in impromptu speaking event

Praveen Kothapalli -- Sixth Place in impromptu speaking event

Edward Kang -- Semifinalist in impromptu speaking event


Sugar Land SpiderSmart Won 5th place overall best achieving school award in the State of Texas -- We are the only private institution that won the top five ranks.

We Won the State Champ Again!

Aaron Wang -- Quarterfinalist in Middle School LD Division


Bryan Wang and Emmanuel Wang -- Quarterfinalist in Middle School PF Division

3/25-26/2022 Philhistorian Middle School And High School Championship

Impromptu Speaking

Ethan Gao --- Semifinalist

Edward Kang -- Semifinalist


Public Forum Debate

Alicia Gu/Kathryn Wu -- 3rd Place Award

Jenny Wu/Pingkang Qian -- Quarterfinalists

Nathan Fan/Hriday Sakaria - Quarterfinalists


Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Khushi Patel -- Quarterfinalist

2/21-26/2022 OLLE OWL MIDDLE SCHOOL INVITATIONAL

Anna Yi/Bryan Wang (7-1) Top 16 among 283 Middle School Public Forum Teams.


Aditya Krishna Puppal/Curtis Tan (4-2): Triples Finalists

2/19-21/2022 48th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament

Champion: Meenakshi Sivanandam/Tanvi Chinnachalli (4-0)


Second Place (Tied) : Jason Li/Luke Shan (3-1), Jerry Mao/Nathan Wang (3-1) and Kathryn Wu/Alicia Gu (3-1)

2/12/2022 Mid Atlantic Winter Invitational

Leetyan Chen/Jerry Zeng -- 2nd place PF High School Junior Varsity Division

Lewen Feng/Emmanuel Wang -- 3rd place PF High School Novice Division


Jerry Zeng -- 1st place Best Speaker Award

Lewen Feng - 3rd place Best Speaker Award

Leetyan Chen -- 5th place Best Speaker Award

2/5-6/2022 Quarry Lane Invitational

Jason Chen -- Champ High School  LD Junior Varsity Division

Jason Chen -- 2nd place Best Speaker Award

2/3-5/2022 Thomas S Foley TOC NIETOC Bid Memorial Tournament

Leetyan Chen/Lewen Feng -- 2nd place High School NPF Division

Jerry Zeng/Bryan Wang -- Quarterfinalists High School NPF Division


Leetyan Chen -- 3rd place Speaker Award

Lewen Feng - 4th place Best Speaker

Bryan Wang -- 5th place Best Speaker

2021 Berkner TFA (12/10-11/2021)

Jason Chen -- 2nd place High School NLD Division


Jason Chen -- 2nd place Speaker Award

2021 Riverhawk Invitational (12/10-11/2021)

Anna Yi/Cindy Lu -- 3rd place MSPF Open Division

Aditya Krishna Puppala/Abhiram Pavuluri -- 4th place MSPF Open Division


2021 Crypto Topic PF Freeze in December (12/11/2021)

Aditi Vadassery/Sophia Liu Champion

Luke Shan/Nathan Wang  2nd place

Katelyn Hu/Sai Gangu  3rd place

Jenny Wu/Jeffery Wei  3rd place


Celina Zhao 1st place speaker award

Sophia Liu 2nd place speaker award

Luke Shan 3rd place speaker award

Nathan Wang 4th place speaker award

Jenny Wu 5th place speaker award

2021 SpiderSmart Fall Debate Tournament

Jerry Zeng and  Bryan Wang -- 2nd place Middle School PF division

Anna Yi and Scarlett Yu -- Otcofinalist Middle School PF division

Anna Yi -- 2nd place speaker award

Scarlett Yu -- 3th place speaker award

Jerry Zeng -- 4th place speaker award


Jason Chen -- 3rd place Middle School LD division

Jason Chen -- 2nd place best speaker award



THE CSUF INVITATIONAL (10/15-17/2021)

Aditya Puppala/ Cutis Tan -- 1st place Middle School PF division

Mid Atlantic Middle and High School Invitational (10/16/2021)

Elementary School Impromptu Speech:

Aarav Ancha: Champion

Brandon Xia: 2nd Place


Middle School Impromptu Speech

Brandon Lin: 2nd Place

Kateky Hu: 4th Place

2021 Invitational Speech Tournament hosted by Nova 42 (10/9/2021)

Andy Hao -- Champion in NLD division

Jason Chen-- Quarterfinalist in NLD division

Jason Chen -- 2nd place NLD Best Speaker Award

Andy Hao -- 5th place NLD Best Speaker Award 


Anna Yi/Scarlett Yu -- Champion in NPF division

Scarlett Yu -- 6th place NPF Best speaker Award

Anna Yi -- 7th place NPF Best speaker Award

2021 Dulles Classic High School Debate Tournament (10/1-2/2021)

Leetyan Chen and Lewen Feng quarterfinalists

Jerry Zeng won 5th place in best speaker awards

2021 66th Bellaire Forensic Tournament (10/1-2/2022)

Andy Hao -- 3rd place NLD division

Sherine Liu-- 7rd place NLD Best Speaker Award 


Anna Yi/Scarlett Yu -- Quarterfinlists in NPF division

Scarlett Yu -- 4th place NPF Best speaker Award

Lindale TFA Nietoc TOC Classic (9/17-18/2021)

Leetyan Chen and Lewen Feng won 9th place (5-1 records in preliminary rounds)

Jerry Zeng and Bryan Wang won 17th place (4-2 records in preliminary rounds)

Leetyan won 17th place in the best speaker awards (out of more than 100 debaters)

2021 National Debate Tournament Hosted by UK (09/11-13/2021)

Leetyan Chen and Lewen Feng quarterfinalist 

Anna Yi and Scarlett Yu quarterfinalist

Jerry Zeng and Bryan Wang quarterfinalist

Lewen Feng 1st place best speaker award

Leetyan Chen 4th place best speaker award

Hendrickson Pflugerville Swing High Schoool Debate Tournament (9/2- 4/2021)

Chen Wang and Brian Liu won the third place award (out of 246 PF teams) 

Sherry Huang and Rosie Hong won five rounds and broke into the elimination rounds.

Jerry Zeng and Bryan Wang won four rounds

Leetyan Chen and Helen Zhang won three rounds

Anne Chen and Oliver Zhang  won three rounds

Andrew Lian and Zitong Wang won three rounds

Ellen Li and Scarlett Yu won three rounds

Helen Mao and Megan Wu won three rounds

Lewen Feng and Alexander Xu won three rounds

Amaani Raunia and Ayushi Kasotia won three rounds

2021 TOC National Middle School Debate Tournament (5/8-10/2021)

Tanvi Chinnahalli & Daniel Pan -- champion
Curtis Tan & Alice Li  -- the second place 
Taiwen Feng & Yu Wang  -- the third place
Lucas Liu & Hannah Hsu -- the third place

Sugar Land SpiderSmart Spring Championship (5/2021)

Jerry Zeng and  Bryan Wang --- Champion
Chen Wang and Brian Liu -- the second place

Lewen Feng and Alexander Xu --- the third place

Ellen Li and Scarlett Yu --- the sixth place

Southern States Middle School Speech and Debate Championship (4/17/2021)

Chen Wang and Brian Liu --- quarterfinalists
Sherry Huang and Rosie Hong -- broke into elimination rounds

Sherry Huang -- #6 best speaker award (out of 150 PF debaters)

Rosie Hong -- #16 best speaker award (out of 150 PF debaters)

Georgetown Spring 2021 Tournament (4/2-3/2021)

Jerry Pang and Emmanuel Wang -- Champion
Ayushi Kasotia and Kathleen Yan -- 2nd Place Winner

Daniel Pan and Tanvi Chinnahalli  -- 3rd Place Winner

Yu Wang and Taiwen Feng --- 3rd Place Winner 

Sugar Land SpiderSmart Debate Tournament 2021 (3/5-7/2021)

Sherry Huang and Rosie Hong -- Octas Finalists
Jerry Zeng and Bryan Wang -- broke into the elimination rounds

Lakeland Westchester Classic 2021 (2/26-27/2021)

Chen Wang and Brian Liu -- Quarter Finalists in high school PF open division 

Theodore Roosevelt High School Debate Tournament (2/26-27/2021)

Helen Zhang/Leetyan Chen -- broke into the elimination round

Helen Zhang -- #32 speaker awards (out of 352 middle school PF debaters) 

Leetyan Chen -- #34 speaker awards (out of 352 middle school PF debaters)

35th Annual Stanford Invitational (2/6-8/2021)

Brian Liu and Chen Wang placed 17th (out of 281 PF teams)
 

Sherry Huang and Rosie Hong placed 17th (out of 281 PF teams)
 

Megan Wu and Helen Mao broke into the elimination rounds

 

Andrew Lian and Ray Tian broke into the elimination rounds

Jerry Zeng and Bryan Wang broke into the elimination rounds

Helen Mao ranked #42 in speaker award (out of 562 debaters)

Sugar Land SpiderSmart debate team ranked #3 for the number of PF teams breaking into the MSPF elimination rounds

47th Annual Harvard National Debate Tournament (2/13-15/2021)

Jerry Zeng/Bryan Wang -- 2nd place NPF division 

Bryan Liu/Chen Wang -- Quarterfinalists NPF division

Anne Chen/Zitong Wang -- Quarterfinalists NPF division

Chen Wang --- Best Speaker in NPF division

25th Annual Colleyville Heritage Winter Invitational (2/5-6/2021)

Jenny Wu (5th grade) -- Quarterfinalist in impromptu speaking 

Murray Middle School Speech Tournament (1/08-09/2021)

Chen Wang/Brian Liu -- 3rd place NPF division

Sherry Huang/Rosie Hong -- 3rd place NPF division

Jerry Zeng and Bryan Wang -- Quarterfinalists NPF division 

Clear Falls TFA VIQT Tournament (12/11-13/2020)

Lewen Feng and Alexander Xu -- 3rd place NPF division

Ellen Li and Scarlett Yu  -- Quarterfinalists NPF division

Oliver Zhang and Ethan Li --  Quarterfinalists NPF division

Helen Zhang and Saesha Loonker --  Quarterfinalists NPF division

Alexander Xu -- 3rd best speaker

Helen Zhang -- 5th best speaker

Ethan Li -- 7th best speaker

Ellen Li -- 8th best speaker 

Oliver Zhang -- 9th best speaker

Leetyan Chen -- 10th best speaker

Berkner TFA Tournament (12/11-13/2020)

Jenny Wu (5th grade) -- 3rd place in impromptu speaking

Joylin Qin  (5th grade)-- 5th place in impromptu speaking

Edward Kang (5th grade) -- 7th place in impromptu speaking

Sugar Land SpiderSmart team won 9th place sweepstakes award (out of 18 schools) 

Middle School Virtual Christmas Junior Speech Tournament at Bardstown (12/3-5/2020)

Sherry Huang and Rosie Hong -- Champion NPF division 

Lewen Feng and Ethan Li -- 3rd place  NPF division

Cathy Sui and Ayushi Kasotia -- 3rd place NPF division

Oak Grove Warrior Invitational Tournament (11/20-21/2020)

Chen Wang/Brian Liu -- Champion NPF division 

Jerry Zeng and Bryan Wang --  7th place NPF division

Washington Warrior Invite Tournament (11/20-21/2020)

Chen Wang and Rosie Hong -- 3rd place NPF division 

Andrew Lian and Leetyan Chen -- Quarterfinalists NPF division

TFA 2020 Stratford Spartan (10/16-17/2020)

Chen Wang/Brian Liu -- 2nd place middle school open PF division

Sherry Huang and Rosie Hong  -- Quarterfinalists middle school open PF division

Lewen Feng and Alexander Xu -- Quarterfinalists middle school novice PF division

Brian Liu -- 5th place speaker award (out of 142 debaters)

Sherry Huang -- 8th place speaker award (out of 142  debaters)

Rosie Hong -- 10th place speaker award (out of 142 debaters)

Our students won a total of 33 rounds of contest.

Georgetown Fall Debate Tournament (10/09-11/2020)

Chen Wang and Brian Liu  -- Quarterfinalists JVPF division 

Brian Liu -- 6th place speaker award (out of 96 debaters)

Stephen Stewart middle and high school invitational (09/25-27/2020)

Sherry Huang and Rosie Hong  -- Quarterfinalists middle school open PF division 

Sherry Huang -- 13th place speaker award (out of 110 debaters)

National Debate Tournament Hosted by UK (09/12-13/2020)

National Gold Medal Award


Scarlett Yu (Journalism)


National Silver Medal Award


Justin Wang (Short Story)


26 Gold Key Awards


Cindy Lu (Critical Essay, Personal Essay)

Henry Xu (Critical Essay)

Scarlett Yu (Critical Essay, Journalism, Poetry)

Justin Wang (Critical Essay 2, Personal Essay 2, Short Story)

Vidya Ganesh (Poetry)

Anna Yi (Critical Essay)

Dylan Yu (Critical Essay)

Andy Hao (Critical Essay, Personal Essay)

Michelle Chen (Short Story)

Chloe Ni (Personal Essay)

Bryan Zhao (Personal Essay)

Alice Zhang (Critical Essay)

Kathleen Yan (Critical Essay)

Megan Wu (Critical Essay)

Lewen Feng (Critical Essay)

Allison Xia (Critical Essay)

Eliana Li (Critical Essay)

Michelle Gu (Critical Essay)


21 Silver Key Awards


Aaron Chen (Poetry, Flash Fiction)

Alice Li (Critical Essay)

Brian Zhao (Humor)

Vidya Ganesh (Poetry)

Tiffany Zhang (Critical Essay)

Emily Cao (Personal Essay, Critical Essay)

Benjamin Who (Critical Essay 2)

Grace Hu (Personal Essay)

Iris Qu (Critical Essay, Short Story)

Phebe Emmanuel (Poetry 2)

Taylor Parker (Critical Essay)

Sophia Mao (Critical Essay)

Ray He (Critical Essay)

Emily Wu (Critical Essay)

Michelle Chen (Short Story, Personal Essay)


15 Honorable Mention Awards


Dylan Yu (Critical Essay)

Michelle Chen (Journalism, Flash Fiction)

Allison Xia (Critical Essay)

Vidya Ganesh (Poetry 4)

Michael Chen (Critical Essay 2)

Benjamin Who (Personal Essay)

Ray He (Critical Essay)

Lydia Tang (Critical Essay)

Delbert Nie (Critical Essay)

Christina Wang (Critical Essay)


2022 Scholastic Writing Contest

Logan Hu, 13: (“Why It’s Our Job to Take Down Hateful School Names”) wins honorable mentions award  

2021 New York Times 8th Student Editorial Contest

National Silver Medal Winner 

Valerie Huang (8th Grade, Personal Essay)  


Gold Key Winners 

Michelle Chen (8th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Michelle Gu (7th Grade, Personal Essay) 

Grace Hao (10th Grade,Critical Essay) 

Valerie Huang (8th Grade, Critical Essay and Personal Essay) 

Howard Shi (10th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Christina Wang (9th Grade, Poetry) 

Justin Wang (8th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Sage Wang (8th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Benjamin Who (9th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Alice Zhang (8th Grade, Journalism) 

Sophia Zhao (8th Grade, Short Story)  


Silver Key Winners 

Michelle Chen (10th grade, Short Story) 

Grace Hao (10th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Andrew Lian (8th Grade, Short Story) 

Shahrick Mechant (9th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Christina Wang (9th Grade, Critical Essay, Poetry and Short Story) 

Claire Wang (11th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Justin Wang (8th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Sage Wang (8th Grade, Personal Essay, Poetry and Short Story) 

Benjamin Who (9th Grade, Journalism) 

Helen Zhang (8th Grade, Poetry) 

Sophia Zhao (8th Grade, Poetry)

 

Honorable Mention Winners 

Michelle Chen (10th Grade, Science Fiction and Fantasy) 

Junie Guo (10th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Grace Hao (10th Grade, Poetry) 

Ray He (9th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Kaylyn Li (8th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Andrew Lian (8th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Christina Wang (9th Grade, Poetry) 

Sage Wang (8th Grade, Poetry, Short Story and Flash Fiction) 

Helen Zhang (8th Grade, Flash Fiction)

2021 Scholastic Writing Contest

Gold Key Winners

Michelle Chen (9th Grade, Critical Essay)

Grace Hao (9th Grade, Critical Essay)

Ray He (8th grade, Critical Essay)


Silver Key Winners

Benjamin Who (8th Grade, 2 Journalism and 1 Personal Essay)


Honorable Mention Winners

David Chen (8th Grade, Critical Essay)

Tong Wang (9th Grade, Critical Essay) 

Justin Wang (7th Grade, Critical Essay)

2020 Scholastic Writing Contest

Benjamin Who (7th Grade, Two Gold Keys in Journalism) 

2019 Scholastic Writing Contest

Benjamin Who (5th Grade): Texas state 1st place winner 

2016 U.S. Library of Congress Letters about Literature National Essay Contest

Valerie Huang: First Place Winner (Short Story)

Amy Zhang: First Place Winner (Comparative Essay)

Kaylyn Li: First Place Winner (Description Essay)

Alice Zhang: First Place Winner (Personal Narrative Essay) 

2016 SpiderSmart National Essay Contest

Adelina Lee: First Place Winner (Creative Writing)

Jessye Fan: First Place Winner (Creative Writing)

Yuqing Liu: First Place Winner (Creative Writing) 

2015 SpiderSmart National Essay Contest

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