Summit Christian Academy recently announced that two SCA eighth-grade speech and debate duos, Connor Healy and Bo Redford, and Jacob Dixson and Luke Moehle are competing at the National Middle School Speech and Debate Tournament in Overland Park, Kansas this summer.
The event is the largest academic competition in the world.
Both teams will compete in Public Forum Debate, the arm of Speech and Debate where students tackle current events. This year’s topic is Resolved: NATO should strengthen its relationship with Ukraine in order to deter further Russian aggression.
The middle school tournament is June 17-20 and will be held at Shawnee Mission North High School.
Semifinals and final elimination rounds will be held at the Sheraton Overland Park and Overland Park Convention Center.