SPEECH & DEBATE

COACHES


Head Coach: Katie Roberts

Assistant Coach: Julie Lewis

TEAM CAPTAINS

Head Captain: Ashley Helm
Interp Captain: Josef Scherbel
Debate Captain: Nick Jardine
Traditions Captain: Aidan Shervin
Social Media Captain: Priscilla Greenwell

ABOUT

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.

EVENTS

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