Hall of Fame

Princeton Cumulative Results

  • Won a record eight Team of the Year Awards
  • Won a record nine Speaker of the Year Awards
  • Won a record three Novice of the Year Awards
  • Won one Club of the Year Award
  • Won a record three Chris Porcaro Awards (given to the grad­u­at­ing senior with the most top speaker fin­ishes in his or her APDA career)
  • Won five National Championship Awards
  • Won a record nine National Champion Top Speaker Awards
  • Won one North Amer­i­can Debat­ing Cham­pi­onship (NorthAms) Award
  • Won four North Amer­i­can Debat­ing Cham­pi­onship (NorthAms) Top Speaker Awards
  • Broke at the World Uni­ver­si­ties Debat­ing Cham­pi­onship (WUDC) nine times

Team of the Year (TOTY)

2009: Daniel Rauch & Zayn Siddique
2004: Christian Asmar & Kate Reilly
2002: Ed Parillon & Yoni Schneller
2000: Laurence Bleicher & Dave Silverman
1998: Jason Goldman & Niall O’Murchaha
1992: Ted Cruz & Dave Panton
1985: Chris Alston & Mark Vargo
1984: Jim Adams & Pete Shearer

Speaker of the Year (SOTY)

2009: Daniel Rauch
2002: Emily Garin
2000: Dave Silverman
1998: Micah Weinberg
1997: John Oleske
1996: Chris Paolella
1995: Doug Kern
1993: Damon Watson
1992: Ted Cruz

Club of the Year

2008: Princeton

Novice of the Year (NOTY)

2008: Zayn Siddique
2001: Gilbert Lee
1998: Sujay Jaswa

Chris Porcaro Award

2005: Kate Reilly
2002: Emily Garin
2001: Dave Silverman

National Championship Top Team

2006: Dan Greco and Mike Reilly
2002: Ed Parillon & Yoni Schneller
2000: Jeremiah Gordon & Matt Schwartz
1991: Robert Ewing & Christopher Ray
1982: Robert Gilbert & Richard Sommer

National Championship Top Speaker

2013: Matt Arons
2010: Daniel Rauch
2004: Nick Pilchak
2002: Ed Parillon
1999: Jason Goldman
1997: John Oleske
1996: Doug Kern
1995: Doug Kern
1992: Ted Cruz
1990: Harold Colton

National Championship Top Novice Team

2013: Jeff Leibenhaut & Brian Litchfield

National Championship Top Novice Speaker

2014: Nathan Raab

North Amer­i­can Debat­ing Cham­pi­onship Top Team (Northams)

1997: John Oleske & Niall O’Murchada

North Amer­i­can Debat­ing Cham­pi­onship Top Speaker

2001: David Silverman
1999: Jason Goldman
1997: John Oleske
1992: Ted Cruz

Distinguished Service Award

2006: Richard Sommer, Princeton University ‘83
2006: David Martland, Princeton University ‘82

APDA Presidents

1999-2000: Matt Schwartz
1998-1999: John Williams
1995-1996: Chris Paolella
1994-1995: Gordon Todd
1992-1993: Damon Watson
1981-1982: David Martland