District 196 debaters qualify for national tournament

Nine students will represent District 196 in the debate events at this year’s National Forensic League Speech and Debate Tournament.

In Lincoln-Douglas debate, the national qualifiers are Miriam Kelberg of Apple Valley High School, Nurry Goren of Eagan High School and Ryan Mather of Eastview High School.

In public forum debate, the qualifying teams are Maxwell Minkser and Sophia Callahan, and Alexandra Rosati and Mollie Clark of Eagan, and Ryan McGuire and Lindsey Wanberg of Eastview.

Additional qualifying events will be held this spring for the speech portion of this year’s national tournament, which will be held in June in Birmingham, Ala.