Debate Team Named 17th in Nation

Published on April 2, 2014 by Sean Flynt  
The American Debate Association ranked Samford University’s debate team 17th in the U.S. at the end of the 2013-2014 season. Participating team members included Natalie Bennie, Erin Carley, Will Higgins, Josh Morrison-Alvarez.

The association also named sophomore University Fellow Bennie an Academic All American for her high grades and strong debate performance.

Team members and coaches will join with debate alumni and friends April 12 for a debate reunion. All are welcome to join in the reunion events.

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ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.