The National Speech and Debate Association works with middle school and high school students in speech and debate skills to help students become effective communicators, an essential skill typically required by all employers.
The National Speech & Debate Association's Honor Society recognizes middle school and high school students for participation in speech and debate activities. Students earn distinction through speech and debate competition, as well as community service, public speaking, and leadership activities.
Speech & Debate Schedule
|JANUARY 30||VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT @ ST. THOMAS AQUINAS|
|FEBRUARY 6||VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT @ ABILENE|
|FEBRUARY 13||VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT @ WELLINGTON|
|MARCH 6||VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT @ CIRCLE|
*DUE TO COVID-19, ALL 2020-2021 FORENSICS TOURNAMENTS ARE VIRTUAL.
Clara Anderson placed 4th in Poetry (top video) and 5th in Humorous Interpretation (bottom video) at the Virtual St. Thomas tournament on January 30th.
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One-Act Play Cast (from left to right) Josie Ware, Madelyne Koop,Clara Anderson and Hannah Whetstone practicing for the competition at State at the end of February.
Clara Anderson with her medals from the virtual tournament on January 30th, videos of her submissions can be found above.
Emma Clark with her participation certificate for competing in the Virtual NSDA Springboard Series Tournament on November 14th. 2020.
Clara Anderson and Adrianna Hernandez with their 3rd place medals from a tournament in Spring 2020.