2018 National Debate Honors

High School Students Earn National Debate Honors
This is the image for the news article titled High School Students Earn National Debate HonorsThree high school students earned recognition at the National Speech and Debate Tournament.

Park Hill High School student Jay Elder placed fifth in extemporaneous debate, and his brother, recent graduate Jackson Elder, placed ninth in congressional debate. Recent Park Hill South High School graduate Seth Frye finished in the top 20 in big question debate.


National Qualifiers
Ethan Simon, public forum debate
Taylor Hartley, public forum debate
Ben Tuimauga, dramatic interpretation
Korrin Comley, informative speaking
Kathryn Lehmann, informative speaking (not pictured)
Jackson Elder, student congress
Jay Elder, student congress
Elizabeth Appel, student congress


National Qualifiers
Madeleine Mueller, student congress
Seth Frye, big question debate
Mara Peek and Regan Frederick, Worlds Debate Team

List of state and national qualifiers