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April 1, 2022

Speech and Debate Team

The Broncho Speech and Debate Team will represent UCO at the speech and debate national championships, which will begin in April. The debate team of Zachary Huffman and Kyle Wendland has qualified to the National Debate Tournament hosted by James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, April 1-5. Zach and Kyle qualified as one of the top teams from our district. This is Zach’s third time qualifying for the National Debate Tournament, and Kyle’s first.

The speech team also qualified two students to participate in the American Forensics Association National Speech Tournament, which will be hosted by the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, April 1-4. Cecilia Alali qualified in Prose, and Jacob Shults qualified in Poetry. The following weekend the debate teams of Zachary Huffman/Kyle Wendland and Luke Smith/Calvin Ong will represent UCO at the Cross Examination Debate Association’s National Championship Tournament, which will be hosted by George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.