By Kimberly Hood
Former SHS student and freshman at the University of the Cumberlands (UC) Seth Stoffle can lay claim to a title few people obtain but many covet – a national championship.
Stoffle and debate partner Katie Riley were recently named the Christian College National Champions after winning the Novice Duo Parliamentary Debate at the Christian College Forensics National Invitational Tournament at Biola University in California. The duo took 1st place after shutting out top-seeded Bethel University (Minn.) in the semi-finals and then going on to defeat Pt. Loma University (Calif.) for the championship.
Six members of the UC debate team qualified for the tournament and as a team the UC debate team finished 2nd in the nation in the Division II Debate Sweepstakes. The tournament was comprised of 152 students from 25 different Christian colleges around the country. Each student at the competition qualified for the tournament based on outstanding performance during the fall semester debate season.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.