Forensics Team Among Best in NationMay 1, 2019
Among more than 90 schools competing in both speech and debate activities at the National Forensic Association Championship hosted in the Santa Ana, Calif., School District, the Truman forensic union placed third in the Lincoln-Douglas debate.
Twelve students traveled to the competition, and three Truman’s debaters placed among the top 16 in the nation. Senior Tyler Bahymer, senior Johnathon Christy and sophomore Peyton Gilbert each advanced to the elimination rounds before finishing as national octafinalists.
Participation in the forensics program is open to any Truman student in good standing, regardless of prior speech and debate experience. Interested in getting involved? Visit forensics.truman.edu.