Debate & Speech

Faculty Sponsor: Danielle Jones

Debate & Speech offers training in research, analysis, sound argument, quick thinking and effective extemporaneous speaking. The Yorktown High School team competes in the Washington-Arlington Catholic Forensic League (WACFL), a division of the National Catholic Forensic League, and in Liberty Conference 6 in the 6A North Region of the Virginia High School League (VHSL).

The Yorktown Debate & Speech Team is one of the most prominent Debate & Speech programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Washington Metropolitan Area. The team has a long history and a tradition of excellence spanning more than 40 years. It has won various National, State, Regional, and District/Conference titles. In addition, the team has received recognition from the Virginia General Assembly (HJ5057) and Arlington County.

For more information, visit the Yorktown Debate & Speech website.

Scheduled meetings: Monday and Tuesday after school from October through April in Rooms 243 & 245