Speech & Debate Headed to Nationals

Four Calvert Hall students qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament which will be held in Dallas, Texas in June. Only the top 3% of all speech and debate students nationwide qualify for this tournament. Nathan Valencia '19 finished first in Original Oratory and Michael Kosmas '20 finished first in Dramatic Interpretation. In debate, Daniel Christ '21 and Brandon Hermosa '21 earned a spot to nationals in policy debate. The CHC policy debate team also won the Policy Sweepstakes, an award given to the school with the best policy debate teams in the districts. Calvert Hall Speech and Debate Coach, Peter Susko, was named the Chesapeake District Coach of the Year.