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Two Staley High School Students Qualify for National Speech & Debate Tournament

Jake Harris and Mohammad ShahStaley High School’s Jake Harris and Mohammad Shah have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Tournament to be held this June in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jake (senior) is a two-time national qualifier, while Mohammad (junior) will be making his first appearance.

The National Debate & Speech Tournament has been held across the country since 1931. Today, more than 3,300 high school students compete in a week-long competition to determine the most prestigious title in high school academics: National Champion.

Both will compete in Lincoln-Douglas debate. This year’s national tournament resolution is Resolved: Immigration ought to be recognized as a human right.

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