Why Debate & Forensics?
While there are many reasons to join Titan Debate & Forensics, here are a few of the big ones.
On average, student who participate in debate & forensics score higher on standardized tests (like the ACT, SAT, and EOC’s), earn higher grades, and gain admittance into top universities at higher rates than their peers. Forensic education also enhances job opportunities and earning potential after graduation.
NFL Honor Society
Team members at LSW may join the National Forensic League and receive honor society recognition for their growth and development in the forensic arts. Several other activities beyond competition earn points toward higher degrees, including service, non-competitive speaking engagements, and participation in partnership programs.
Service & Leadership Opportunities
The NFL partners with other educational organizations to provide unmatched scholarship opportunities for its members that go beyond traditional tournaments. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are awarded to NFL members for their participation in these supplemental opportunities. Team members also have many local opportunities for service and leadership.
NFL members are eligible to receive a number of national awards, unconnected to competition, including the Academic All-American Award, which recognizes superior achievement in forensics as well as scholarship, and the National Student of the Year Award, which recognizes the student who best embodies the tenets of the NFL Code of Honor.
Quite simply, debate & forensics is fun! You get the opportunity to meet students from across the area, spend time with a great team, and travel to many great places.