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Category: Accolades

Debate and Speech

Results of 2019 Maine State Championship

Congratulations to all! Event results are available on tabroom.com. Special thanks to Thornton Academy for hosting. Sportsmanship Speech: Falmouth High SchoolDebate: Deering High SchoolCongressional Debate: Bangor High School Scholarships Jane Laughlin Excellence in Debate Noah Robinson (Bangor High School) Bob Hoy Excellence in Congressional Debate Samson O’Donnell (Yarmouth High School) Dick Mullen Excellence in Speech…
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Call for nominations: Scholarships and Of the Year

Greetings! It is that time of year again-time to collect nominations for the Coach of the Year Judge of the Year Student Scholarships Remember that the scholarships are awarded in each major category—Speech, Debate and Congress—so that a school can nominate in all of the categories. Date for submissions is Jan. 13. Email nominations to [email protected]. Ballots…
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Congratulations, You’re Going to Ft. Lauderdale!

The following students are qualifiers and alternates for the 2015 National Catholic Forensic League in Fort Lauderdale, Florida over Memorial Day weekend. Qualifiers were determined at the NCFL National Qualifying Tournament at Poland Regional High School on February 14 and MFA State Tournament at Lewiston High School on February 7 (Student Congress only). There were…
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Call for Nominations: Scholarship Awards

Another message from the secretary of the MFA, D’arcy Robinson: The MFA is soliciting nominations for student scholarship awards. There will be a scholarship in each of the three divisions: Speech, Debate, and Congressional Debate. We hope to announce the winners at the State Tournament. Coaches can nominate any worthy student. Write a short explanation…
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Call for Nominations: Coach and Judge of the Year

A message from the secretary of the MFA, D’arcy Robinson: It is that time of year again; we need to vote on a Coach of the Year and Judge of the Year. Coach of the Year For each candidate you choose to nominate, please write a short descriptor as to why the person deserves the…
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Those Who Forensicate Together…

Wonderful article about our President Joe Pelletier and his daughter Becca. In fact, Joe’s spouse Ellen, son Patrick, and daughter-in-law Rebecca are also members of our community. We’re very grateful for the Pelletier family and their contributions to our forensics community! Bangor father daughter pair find common bond in debate/

Congratulations, MFA Scholarship Recipients!

Several outstanding students were nominated to each receive a $250 scholarship toward their post-secondary ventures. The MFA scholarship committee voted for one student per event. We are pleased to announce: Event Recipient School Speech Austin Frederick Skowhegan Area High School Congress Alexander Clary Scarborough High School Debate Kyle Hietala Morse High School