Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team wins regional championship

The Ripon College Ethics Bowl Team placed first at the 2017 Regional Championship last weekend at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, Michigan. With an undefeated record, Ripon outscored the next closest team by more than 30 points.

Topics of debate included issues related to journalism, hormone testing at the Olympics, the Electoral College, suicide, the Keystone pipeline, granting legal personhood to rivers, immigration, and others.

The team Ripon now moves on to the National Ethics Bowl to be held in Chicago in March 2018.

Members of the team are: Lauren Hince ’18 of Blaine, Minnesota; Rose Hogmire ’18 of Lake Elmo, Minnesota; Erika Isaacson ’18 of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Mitra Kermani ’20 of Louisville, Colorado; Anya Korovets ’21 of Baraboo, Wisconsin; Cass Larsen ’20 of Neenah, Wisconsin; Wyatt McGillen ’19 of Kilispell, Montana; Erik Osmonson ’21 of Coon Rapids, Minnesota; Haley Stowell ’20 of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; and DeLou Wilson ’18 of Madison, Wisconsin.


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