Miami Beach Senior High School

 Miami Beach Debate Team

2,600 students from 100’s of schools from around the country converged on South Florida for one of three national championship tournaments - The National Catholic Forensic League Tournament.  Miami Beach Senior High qualified and entered 8 students.

  • Of the 224 teams competing for the national title in Public Forum Debate, Charles Starr and Belen Mella finished 2nd to Stuyvesant High School.
  • Sophomore Ben Burstein was selected for the final session in Congressional Debate placing 13th, and Alec Goldberg reached the quarter finals Original Oratory.
  • Based on the combined success of its students the league awarded Miami Beach Senior High one of only five Excellences in Debate Awards.  These achievements are a tribute to the hard work of our school’s students, faculty, and staff!