After a weekend of success, it’s hard to argue that Lawrence’s high school debate and forensics teams aren’t among the best, both regionally and nationwide.
Lawrence high school debate teams recently competed at the State tournament, completing the season and another year of remote competitions.
A debate duo and a speech student competed as national finalists, and Free State High School earned the School of Outstanding Distinction Award, given only to the top 10 programs nationwide, their coach said Saturday.
Serena Rupp and John Marshall were the first Lawrence school district team to ever qualify for the Tournament of Champions, according to their debate coach.
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