Speech and Debate

The Simpson College Speech and Debate Team is a nationally ranked, top 10 Pi Kappa Delta Program.

In the spring of 2016, Simpson Debate won the National Championship (Sweepstakes at Pi Kappa Delta).


A dedicated group of students participates on the speech and debate team at Simpson each year. These students spend many hours prepping, practicing and debating each other prior to regional and national competitions in addition to their coursework and other extracurricular involvement.  We offer weekly large group and individual practice sessions

The teams are coached by Spencer Waugh and Katie Brunner.


For more information about debate or speech at Simpson, click the links.



2016-2017 Competitive Events

Simpson is also pleased to host an annual summer Debate Camp for high school students.

Interested students are encouraged to contact Spencer Waugh.


Simpson Debate wins Sweepstakes at Central Missouri State (Fall, 2015)

Simpson College Speech & Debate, Lexington, KY.  2016 National Debate Sweepstakes Champions

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