El Dorado Springs High School has been granted charter membership in the National Forensic League. Charter membership is the highest school membership honor in the League and reflects sustained commitment to speech and debate education over several years. Achieving this honor is not easy and earns the program a place among the best programs in the nation.
About the National Forensic League
The National Forensic League is the honor society for Middle and High School speech and debate. The nonprofit organization recognizes participation and progress in public speaking and debating activities as a means to meet the Common Core State Standards in listening, speaking, reading and writing. The League empowers students to become effective communicators, ethical individuals, critical thinkers and leaders in our democratic society. Since 1925, more than 1.4 million students have participated in the League, with more than 120,000 active members representing nearly 3,000 schools. The League awards more than $200,000 in college scholarships at its annual National Tournament, the largest academic competition in the world.
For more information, visit http://www.nationalforensicleague.org.