The Whitworth speech and debate team travels to tournaments in the Northwest each semester and competes at national tournaments in both individual events and debate. Students select from over 11 different individual events and audience-centered debate.
Scholarships called talent awards are available for students with demonstrated skill and interest in further developing their speaking abilities. Incoming high school students and college transfer students may apply for these awards. Recipients are eligible for talent award consideration in future years and returning team members may also apply.
Please attach a Word document with a resume. Include specific details of forensics accomplishments listing awards won and events entered.
Please have your forensics coach send a confidential letter of recommendation to Dr. Ingram (address listed below).
Please respond to each question listed below in less than 600 words each.
Your audition can be live on campus, or sent as a DVD or flash drive file, or posted on YouTube with the URL sent to the Whitworth Director of Forensics.
Recipients of talent awards agree to the following:
The deadline for consideration is is March 1. Please send materials to:
Dr. Mike Ingram, Director of Forensics
Whitworth University, 300 W Hawthorne Road, Spokane, WA 99251