Speech And Debate

Head Coach

Robyn Johnson: rjohnson@lcsd2.org
Assistant Coach

Katie Roberts: karoberts@lcsd2.org

Team Captains


Star Valley High School Speech and Debate is an activity that runs from
December through mid-March. We participate in competitions across the
state of Wyoming. Students learn to develop and to refine public speaking and performance skills. Anyone can participate in Speech and Debate and benefit from these lifelong skills.


Debate -
Lincoln Douglas - one vs one value debate
Public Forms - two vs two current event debate
Congressional Debate- mock student congress

Speaking -
Oratory - self-written persuasive speech
Extemporaneous - quickly prepared informative speech on current events

Interpretation -
Poetry - presentation of others published works
Humorous - funny interpretations of published short scripts
Dramatic - serious interpretations of published short scripts
Duet - two-person interpretation, either humorous or dramatic, of published scripts