Peach State Classic in Carrollton, GA
SpeakFirst debaters competed in the Peach State Classic in Carrollton, GA
Debating whether wealthy nations have a moral obligation to provide development assistance to developing nations,
SpeakFirst senior debater Christion Finch made it to the quarter-finals
, and after defeating students from Houston County HS; The Lovett School from North Atlanta, GA; Cherokee HS from Canton, GA; Sequoyah HS from Hickory Flat, GA; Vestavia Hills HS; and Columbus HS from Columbus, GA,
SpeakFirst senior Caitlyn Jones was crowned tournament champion!
Hoover High School Tournament
Out of a field of 75 two-person teams in Public Forum debate, SpeakFirst pair
Darpha Carson and Dasia Primus reached the quarter-finals, defeating teams from Montgomery Academy; Spain Park HS; McGill Toolen Catholic HS from Mobile, AL; and James Clemens HS from Madison, AL.
Competing against 25 other students in Lincoln Douglas debate, SpeakFirst debater
Caitlyn Jones reached the semi-finals
Christion Finch was crowned tournament champion
, defeating students from Vestavia Hills HS, Decatur Heritage Christian Academy, Auburn HS, Montgomery Academy, and Prattville HS.
Brooklin Ballard won the second place speaker award in a pool of 150 competitors!