The National Speech & Debate Association highlights the academic value of speech and debate activities within school systems. Every year, schools from across the country are awarded for their commitment to speech and debate activities and the learning opportunities they provide to their students. Those awards include:
Leading Chapter Award
Top 100 Schools
High School Administrator of the Year Award (district and national level)
Middle School Administrator of the Year Award
Descriptions of and requirements for these awards can be found on our School Recognition page.