Fall 2017 |A publication of the National Speech & Debate Association
Don't miss our new alumni web page, the latest Rostrum release, and a chance to make your speech and debate coach smile in this first NSDA Alumni Newsletter of the year!
The latest issue of Rostrum features an interview with NSDA alumna Yvanna Cancela, the first Latina state senator in Nevada. Don't miss the story of how she turned Nevada blue on election night, and how she went from a policy debater to a policy maker. Read the feature, and the rest of the issue, here.
Watch Final Round Performances
Once a member, always a member! For Member Appreciation Week, we released five final round performances from #Nats17. Thousands of people have watched these students share their voices and we invite you to tune in and join them on our YouTube page!
New Alumni Page
We recently launched a new page at www.speechanddebate.org/alumni featuring notable speech and debate alumni. Did you know Sonia Sotomayor was a member? What about Stephen Colbert? We've included some big names, but we'd love your help filling in our list! If you know someone who should be featured, please email us.
Connect with Your Coach
Is there a coach or educator who has made a difference in your life? Schedule a little message to appear in their inbox on March 2, National Speech and Debate Education Day. It only takes a minute and will let them know they've impacted your life!