West Speech & Debate Forensics

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Head Coach:  Susan Raymond

susan.raymond@slcschools.org

 

 

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Tournament of Champions accepts West Debaters

CONGRATULATIONS to our PF team of May / Senthilkumar and CX team of Galian / Rice on their acceptance to the Tournament of Champions based at the University of Kentucky but done remotely now! This Tournament is Nationally ranked amongst the very top!

Debate Team Qualifies Eight for NCFL Grand National Tournament

Congratulations to West Team members for qualifying for the NCFL Grand National Debate Tournament held Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, Illinois: Adelaide Parker in Extemp and Declamation, Melody Wolfarth and Arianna Meinking in DUO with Arianna also in Oratory,  Mahit Dagar / R Sterling Peterson in PF,  and Ethan Wall / Isaiah Ortiz in Policy.

West Debate Takes 1st Place Sweepstakes in Region 3

Taking 36 team members to compete in their  Region Tournament today in 4 Debate and 4 Speech events, West took 1st in Sweepstakes,  1st in Debate, and 2nd in Speech.  Region 3 in 6A is the toughest region in Utah.  More individual awards to come!

West Debate Team Members Qualify for NSDA National Tournament

Congratulations to the following West Debate Team Members on Qualifying for the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament being being held Albuquerque, New Mexico on June: Arianna Meinking and Melody Wolfarth in DUO Kate Kuwahara in Informative Melody Wolfarth in POI Tejita Agarwal in Congress Senate Congratulations are also in order to the following

Junior Debater Earns Prestigious Academic All-American Award

2021 West Junior, Madeline Galian, has also received an Academic All-American Award.  Only two percent of National Speech & Debate Association member students receive this prestigious award.  Way to go Panthers and CONGRATULATIONS Madeline!

Debate Team Shares Success at Copper Classic

West High Debate Team traveled to Bingham High School on Friday and Saturday to compete in the Copper Classic National TOC qualifier tournament with teams from all over the Nation. Please congratulate them for their success st this very auspicious Tournament. Sharayu Senthilkumar and Lydia May in Open Public Forum – QUARTERFINALS and Silver Bid

Another West Debater Receives Academic All-American Award

2020 West Senior, Arianna Meinking, has also received an Academic All-American Award.  Only two percent of National Speech & Debate Association member students receive this prestigious award.  Way to go Panthers and CONGRATULATIONS Captain Arianna!