Debate Team



Why Debate?

Just some people who debated in High School.

Nelson Mandela, Mohandas Gandhi, Malcolm X, James Earl Jones, Oprah Winfrey.

You’ll be in great company!

Just some facts!

  • Average G.P.A. of debater-3.75 and above
  • Average debater is usually in top 10% of class
  • Tend to score higher on the ACT and SAT
  • 58% of debaters go on to college
  • Many proceed to earn higher degrees
  • Many top executives and high ranking officials  were former debaters
  • Debate breaks down barriers of achievement for children of color and women
  • Debaters become leaders

Why not Debate?

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West Side Campus Debaters