Alex Coopersmith advanced to the semifinal round in congressional debate, making him one of the top 60 congressional debaters in the nation. He served as the presiding officer during the preliminary and semifinal rounds earning him two gavels of recognition.
Shankar Srinivasan and Karna Venkatraj, competed in public forum debate. The team missed the top 60 break by one ballot.
Each event had approximately 240 competitors.
After the competition was over, the National Speech and Debate Association along with students from AMCHS, broke the Guinness World Record for most text messages simultaneously sent.