Speech And Debate

speech life

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.


Head Speech: Robyn Johnson
Assistant Coach: Katie Roberts

Team Captains

Interp – Justin Johnson
Debate – Tyler Johnson


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

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

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

Travel Schedule 2016-2017 
*Subject to change*

January – 
06-07 ~ Idaho State University
13-14 ~ Kelly Walsh
20-21 ~ Evanston
27-28 ~ Casper Natrona
February –
3-4 ~ Jackson Hole
17-18 ~ Riverton
24-25 ~ Greybull
3-4 ~ Worland
9-11 ~ STATE – Green River
16-19 ~ National Qualification – Laramie