The judges praised the students for their presentations, finding it difficult to choose the best advocate from all those who argued before them. Nonetheless, the following students received Outstanding Advocate Awards:
From H.D. Woodson High School: Urlick Evans, Dontre Jackson, Erick Mills, Octavia Starkey, and Keval Welch.
From School Without Walls: Erica Dugue, Maggie Drelichman, Isabel Uriagereka Herberger, Simon O’Sullivan, and Thomas Townsend
From McKinley Tech High School: Christina Cole, Jamir Grayton, and Bernard Myers
From Maret School: Lynn Farquhar