L-R: Fifteen year-old Sophomore & third Place winner Rebecca Mendez poses with her father,1st grader Maya Mendez watches her sister Rebecca compete, debaters, student coordinator, MC UTSA Professor Dr. Felix Almarez, Presenters included: Judge Peter Sakai, Archdiocese School District Superintendent Sr. Carla Lusch & Mayor Phil Hardberger, State Rep. Joaquin Castro, Judson Supt. Dr. Wm. Mackey, competition Judges included: Bexar County Commissioner Pct. 3 candidate & former Councilman Chip Haass, Bexar County Democrtic Party Chair Carla Vela with Event Corrdinator & Antonian High School Teacher Dan Corbett, Councilman John Clamp, Ft. Sam Houston ISD Board President Keith Toney, Judge Tim Johnson, JoAnn Gonzalez, Bexar County Republican Party Chair Richard Langois, former Councilwoman Patti Radle, Councilmen Justin Rodriguez & Philip Cortez, Antonian High School
Students from both public and private schools in the San Antonio area debated the topic: "Should public and private schools receive equal funding from the state?" @ Antonian High School, Friday, January 25th, during the 5th Annual Archdiocese Invitational Debate Compettition..