West Speech & Debate Forensics

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Head Coach:  Susan Raymond


Assistant Coach:

Kirk Thompson



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West Debate at Young Lawyers Tournament

Congratulations to our debate team members that went to the Young Lawyers Tournament this weekend. We had one team, Liu/Taussky,  make it to PF Quarters, two teams, Liu/Mussett Shaw and Pai/Sharma, make it to CX Semi’s,  and the team of Summerhays/Wall, made it to CX Finals! Great job, Panthers!

Novice Debaters Experience Their First Tournament

Also competing today at Highland High School were our Novice students who experienced their first Tournament after less than 3 weeks of training! Congratulations to the following Panthers for placing in the top 5 at the Highland Ram Jam Slam with 110 other students: Oratory 2nd Henry Kuwahara 3rd  Diya Oommen Combined Extemp – Tied

West Debater Parker Takes On Yale

Congratulations to Adelaide Parker for advancing out of Extemp prelims at Yale University Tournament today! Coming out of 6 rounds today, she faces Octo’s tomorrow. Get it!

West’s Junior Parker Breaks in Jack Howe Debate Tournament

** UPDATE** Addie broke to FINALS in oratorical interpretation! Congratulations to IE Competitor, Adelaide Parker, for breaking to SemiFinals at today’s Jack Howe Memorial Tournament in both of her events, Extemp and Oratory!

West Debate Pre-Season #2

One of the advantages of all online tournaments is that we have competitors “in” Texas and SoCal today all from the comfort of our homes in SLC. Good Luck Panthers! Werk it!

West Policy Team “Breaks” at NSDA National Tournament

Congratulations to Madeline Galian and Hanna Rice on “breaking” out of Prelims at the NSDA National Tournament today in Policy! There were 127 teams in prelims from all over the world in CX. Keep it up tomorrow-we are all so very proud of you!

Online Oration Pre Nats Tournament

Good luck today to Arianna and Melody in POI, Marianne in OO, and Arianna in OO at the Online Oration Pre Nats Tournament!