Debate Team Ends Season on High Note

The Berea College Speech and Debate Team completed a highly successful 2013-14 season at the Pi Kappa Delta National Forensics Championship this past weekend. The team had already achieved a number of significant milestones, including a top 10 national ranking by the National Parliamentary Debate Association and tripling the number of awards won in the past 13 years.   Continue reading Debate Team Ends Season on High Note

Speech & Debate Excels to Top 25 Ranking

For the first time in school history, the Berea College Speech and Debate Team of 2013-2014 is nationally ranked. According to the National Parliamentary Debate Association, Berea is ranked 19 out of 146 colleges in the nation. Inclusion in the top 25 ranking qualifies the team to compete in the national tournament in February. Continue reading Speech & Debate Excels to Top 25 Ranking

Berea Speech and Debate Team Wins Big at State Championships

Speech and DebateThe 2011 Kentucky Forensic Association’s State Championship was held at Gateway Community and Technical College this past weekend on February 18 and 19. The Berea contingent traveled to Florence, Kentucy in full force, and took home first place in both the overall parliamentary debate and several individual events. Berea’s team also won second place in the Grand Champion division among all attending colleges and universities. Continue reading Berea Speech and Debate Team Wins Big at State Championships