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Two African American High School Boys Make History At Harvard Debate

Two African American High School Boys Make History At Harvard Debate

Full article at Black Enterprise Two African American Atlanta-area high school students led their debate team to its second consecutive win at Harvard University’s annual international debate tournament—making history after achieving an unprecedented, undefeated record, according to a press release on the matter. Seniors DJ Roman of North Atlanta High School and Keith Harris of Westlake High School clinched the win for their debate team in the championship round. The pair,

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Nation’s Top Student Speech And Debate Competitors Ascend On The ‘Big D’ For Big Discussions And Debates About Key Issues Impacting Our Country

DALLAS, May 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Speech & Debate Tournament arrives in Dallas, Texas, the week of June 16 – 21, 2019. Top high school and middle school speech and debate competitors from around the country will argue topics that are important nationally, as well as globally, such as legal and illegal immigration, antitrust regulations on technology giants, and revolution and political oppression. With more than 10,000

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Learning to Lead through Debate

Miami Herald  With its mission to “cultivate leadership and critical thinking skills in Miami’s urban public school students,” the Miami-Dade Urban Debate League’s free summer program taught several dozen students about teamwork, cooperative learning, academic excellence, critical reflection and individual student growth. Available to middle- and high-school students, the camp’s goal is to “empower the participants to become confident, successful citizens, who are advocates for themselves and their community and

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Gonzaga Debate Institute Draws Top High School Students Nationwide

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 175 high school students nationwide are coming to Gonzaga University this summer for the Gonzaga Debate Institute. The Institute – directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga – offers high school students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, practice debates, and research opportunities to prepare them for upcoming competition. Much of the students’ preparation will be directed at