Green Valley High School Debate Team Excels at National Speech and Debate Association Tournament

Congratulations to the Green Valley High School Speech & Debate Team, which took fourth place in the policy debate category at the National Speech and Debate Association Tournament, held June 18-22 in Fort Lauderdale. The tournament started with more than 180 policy debate teams, with each team consisting of two debaters.

Additionally, GVHS was recognized with the Debate School of Excellence award, which is presented to the top 20 debate schools based on their finish at the tournament. Pictured, from left to right, are policy debaters Alex Safieddine, Anthony Winchell, Sherry Liu, Rushil Shah and Samin Kamal. Not pictured is Kareem Safieddine. Green Valley’s overall Speech & Debate Team is approximately 90 students. About 20 of those students are involved in policy debate. For more information, call GVHS Speech & Debate Team Coach Scott Ginger at (702) 799-0950.