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Novice division of Mercer debate team places first in national competition

Yasmeen Hill poses with her first place Novice Speaker award. Hill is the second African-American woman to win the award.

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2019

The Mercer University debate team had a strong showing at The National Parliamentary Debate Association’s championship, with the novice team sweeping the competition to earn a first-place win. The tournament was held March 14-17 at the University of Utah. Mercer’s team, comprised of both the novic...

Mercer debate duo takes flight

February 5, 2015

Mercer’s debate team has been selected to compete in the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, the most selective and competitive national debate tournament in the country. This is Mercer’s first time qualifying for the tournament, and Mercer is the only team in Georgia’s history to...

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