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  • 1 Peter 3:15, "But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect...".  Join Speech and Debate to enhance your presentations and speeches, strengthen your persuasive writing, and have fun in some great pro/con arguments on anything from food to pop culture to sports to history! This course will develop each student's ability to create arguments and counter-arguments and reason through proposed ideas and perspectives all while growing in their public speaking skills.  Students will strengthen their own opinions through research, argumentative writing, debating with other students, and participating in an end-of-the-year formal policy debate.  By taking this course, students will demonstrate that they know what they believe and why they believe it.

    Prerequisite: None