Five Representing Wellington at the 2020 National Championship!

February 22, 2020

Because of the coronavirus, the 2020 National Speech & Debate Association National Championship was moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico, to an online virtual format. Five members of Wellington Speech & Debate will represent the Red Dawn Debaters at the first-ever virtual nationals: Jaiden Blinston in Dramatic Interpretation, Matthew McGann and Lillian Paulitz in Humorous Interpretation, and the team of Ray Estevez & Samuel Johnson in Public Forum Debate. In addition, former Wolverine Maddie Kaplan will compete in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking! Debate Coach Paul Gaba was recognized at the Florida Oceanfront national qualifier as District Coach of the Year, and will be in charge of the district’s World Schools Debate team.