Tyler area speech and debate teams have fun before national tournament

Published on Monday, 19 June 2017 19:08 - Written by

Students from across Smith County are preparing to compete at the nation’s premiere debate event.

Schools met up for a day of fun in the sun before taking the stage to compete against each other at the prestigious National Speech and Debate Association’s National Tournament in Birmingham, Alabama.

Students will compete in categories such as public forum, big questions, Lincoln-Douglas, congress, speech events, policy debate and world schools.

-Cory McCoy