Coached by an attorney, Glenelg’s debate team competes locally and nationally in multiple categories, from individual and partner debate styles to public speaking. Other initiatives include volunteer-coaching FQMS debate students and bringing in lawyers and speech champions for feedback.
Lincoln Douglas: solo event. Debate modern issues from a moral standpoint
Public Forum: partner event. Debate a broad range of contemporary topics
PUBLIC SPEAKING EVENTS:
Original Oratory: solo event. Write, memorize, and perform a ten-minute speech on anything
Declamation: solo event. Memorize and perform a speech (not written by yourself) on anything
Extemporaneous Speaking: solo event. Write, memorize, and perform a speech on domestic and international issues under time constraints on competition day.
Meeting Date and Time: Mondays, 2:15-3
Meeting Place: Room 201
Debate Student Contacts: Elizabath Bai
Speech Student Contacts: Elizabeth Bai
Faculty advisor: Leila Chawkat (firstname.lastname@example.org)