The Ursuline Speech and Debate Team qualified members for two national tournaments, the Catholic Forensic League Nationals in Chicago, Illinois and the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Unfortunately, due to COVID19 travel plans have been cancelled. The Catholic Nationals was cancelled and the National Speech and Debate Tournament has been rescheduled virtually for the end of the month. We are proud to recognize our qualifiers:
Catholic Nationals: Dominic Adams and Lauren Ladd (Duo,) Marina Sepulveda (Drama,) and Megan Brockway (Informative Speaking.)
National Speech and Debate Tournament: Quinn Barton (Original Oratory,) Molly Burke (Informative Speaking,) Riley Burke (Program Oral Interpretation,) Dominic Adams and Lauren Ladd (Duo.)
Ursuline High School has a long legacy of Speech and Debate Team excellence. In addition to many individual awards won annually, the team has earned “100 Club” honors from the National Forensic League. This designation is reserved for the top 10% of programs nationwide.