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September 2016 | A monthly publication of the National Speech & Debate Association
Thank you for being a member of the National Speech & Debate Association! We're excited to share new resources as well as unique ways for you to participate at a local and national level. Get started below!
NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
Student Leadership Committee Deadline » If you’re interested in joining the Student Leadership Committee this year, please apply by September 16. You must have approval from your coach before submitting an application. For more information, visit www.speechanddebate.org/student-leadership-committee.
Looking for Scholarships? » As part of the National Speech & Debate Association’s ongoing partnership with The American Legion, the top three finishers from the Legion’s National Oratorical Contest may earn the right to compete in Original Oratory or United States Extemporaneous Speaking at the National Speech & Debate Tournament! The first-place finisher is awarded an $18,000 scholarship, second-place $16,000, and third-place $14,000. The scholarships may be used at any college or university in the United States. Download our flyer or visit www.legion.org/oratorical to learn more!
ACCESS YOUR RESOURCES
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This month, we feature our expertise in the Chinese economy, education, and energy to help you build your arguments. Download our newsletter for more details, and good luck in your debates!