Senior Ben Schnuck leads the Debate meeting after school. Schnuck and his CX debate partner sophomore Kaitlyn Pasierb will move on to the state finals in Austin after placing well in the UIL district meet.

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Senior Ben Schnuck leads the Debate meeting after school. Schnuck and his CX debate partner sophomore Kaitlyn Pasierb will move on to the state finals in Austin after placing well in the UIL district meet.

Debate/Speech

Club/Sport
Speech and Debate

Time/Days/Where We Meet
The Speech and Debate team meets after school every Thursday in AJ-114; the varsity team meets during first period.

Why We Do It
“To challenge ourselves intellectually, and be able to build our aggressive speech and intellect. “ Nathan Klaudt, 11

What Other Students Think We Do
“Other students think that we are super serious in Debate or always working on academics.” Katie Stendebach, 11

What Our Parents Think We Do
“My parents think we sit at our computer the whole time and throw out a bunch of political mumbo jumbo.“ Ashton Ross, 11

What We Really Do
“In Debate, we strive to teach kids to use their voices. Whether it is to argue about controversial topics or speak about what we are passionate about, Debate is a way for kids to come out of their shells and inspire others to discover who they truly are.” Katelyn Pasierb, 12

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