"college admissions directors are relying
...more on success in academically related extracurricular
activities such as speech and debate as well as drama."
-- --from “Forensics and College Admissions,” Minh A. Luong, Wall Street Journal, 2000
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Speech and Debate News and Updates
Competition Schedule for 2014-2015 Season
Team Welcomes New Members
Students interested in joining Speech and Debate for the 2014-2015 school year should see Mrs. Pletcher in room 249 for a New Member Interest Form. Also, listen for announcements regarding team meeting times. Performance material selection will begin at the start of school, and practice schedules will be available in September. More information is available on speech and debate competitive events here.
Speech and Debate Team Success
In 2013-14, the Panther Speech and Debate Team attended nine regular season tournaments before attending two district tournaments. We were proud to send eight Panthers to the OHSSL State Finals. Additionally, Panther Congressman Steven Planitzer was first runner-up to the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament.