Published on April 2, 2014 by Sean FlyntThe 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.
About Samford University—Samford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.