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Compton Debate Team Wins at Webb School Tournament
Compton Debate Team Wins at Webb School Torunament
Miriam Barron in winning performance against Peru
Miriam Barron in winning performance against Peru
2011-12 Season Final Debate
2011-12 Season Final Debate

One of the finest debate teams in Southern California

Participating in tournaments is crazy exciting. Stepping up to the podium in competition, with the judge scrubbing every word and your opponents ready to pounce, really makes your heart pound. And though not every student makes the team, every student learns amazing skills.

The Compton High School Debate Team is drawn from both our Debate class, and our Debate Club. Whether or not students earn a place on the team, and travel to tournaments, they learn skills that will help them in everything from college and career interviews, to presenting business plans, to arguing cases in a court of law. Imagine how much easier your senior portfolio presentation will be after you have participated in debate class, or on the debate team. In addition to skills they will use throughout their lives, debate students gain a level of confidence that is not available through any other academic pursuit. Don't just take a class, grab a ticket to a world of excitement, and be ready when opportunity knocks.