Senior at Centennial High School
Katie Gao is a senior at Centennial High School, where she serves as the co-president of the debate team. Katie reached semifinals of the NCFL Grand National Tournament, as well as octafinals of the Yale Invitational and GMU Patriot Games. She also championed the Capitol Beltway Tournament and qualified for the TOC and NSDA Nationals. As the co-founder of her high school's debate team and local middle school intramural debate club, Katie has extensive background in coaching debate for students of all ages. She first started her debate career with Capitol and looks forward to returning and working with students this summer.