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Grady’s Speech and Debate Team Visits Washington, D.C., to Compete in George Mason University Tournament

  By: Alicia Sands Lurry Imagine traveling to Washington, D.C., to compete in a debate championship, while also visiting the new, awe-inspiring National Museum of African-American History and Culture, and meeting with some of President Barack Obama’s top policy advisers – all in four, jam-packed days. That is exactly what 29 members of the award-winning Henry W.…

Grady High School Speech and Debate Team Clinch Tournament Championship

By: Alicia Sands Lurry With the Halloween spirit in full effect, members of the Henry W. Grady High School Jesters Speech and Debate Team served up some spooktacular performances this past weekend while competing and clinching the championship at the Warner Robbins High School Spooky Speech and Debate Tournament. With some speakers in costume, the ghoulish…

Grady High School Debate Team Wins Big at Bruce Rogers Classic Tournament

By: Alicia Sands Lurry This past weekend, 16 members of the award-winning Henry W. Grady High School Jesters speech and debate team scored big after competing and winning at the Bruce Rogers Classic Tournament at Houston County High School in Warner Robins, Georgia. Here are the results: Novice Public Forum Debate: PJ Cooper and Zach Hubert, Co-Champions; PJ…

Grady Speech Team Wins Big, Earns ‘School of Honor’ Distinction at National Speech & Debate Tournament

Henry W. Grady High School’s award-winning, seven-time state championship speech team, the Jesters, dazzled judges this past weekend, as they flexed their mental muscles at the 2016 National Speech & Debate Tournament (NSDT) in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition to Grady being named a “School of Honor,” nine participating students earned honors in several categories, including Prose Reading, Program…

Congrats! Grady High School Debate Team Captures Seventh Straight Championship Title

By: Alicia Sands Lurry This past weekend, the Henry W. Grady High School Jesters speech and debate team captured its seventh straight title at the Georgia Forensics Coaches Association Speech and Debate Varsity Championships. The competition was held March 4-5 at Northview High School in Johns Creek. In addition to being crowned Speech, Debate and Overall Sweepstakes Winner,…