Archive forMarch, 2012
DKC is proud to release our final set of Power Rankings for the 2011-2012 season. The current totals are based on all tournaments held to date. In policy debate the teams are ranked based on total number of wins with speaker points breaking ties. In student congress places are determined by placement at all DKC [...]
March 27, 2012 | Leave a Comment
LaToya Williams-Green was awarded the 2012 Brian “Baby Jo” Johnston Debater of the Year Award at the 2012 Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Tournament. LaToya is a 2007 graduate of Lincoln Prep High School in Kansas City, Missouri and she is a graduate of DEBATE-Kansas City (DKC). This award, named after former UMKC Debate [...]
The Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) recognized Gabe Cook for 2012 Public Advocate of the Year. Gabe Cook is the Director of DEBATE-Kansas City (DKC), a non-profit housed at UMKC that promotes debate in Kansas City. Read more at the UMKC Debate website.
On February 25th and 26h DKC held its second leg of the annual City Championships and for the first time in years the DKC City Championship avoided severe winter weather. Over 150 students, their coaches and parents gathered on the campus of UMKC for the 13th annual DKC City Championship. The event featured middle school [...]
DEBATE-Kansas City has been busy second semester hosting tournaments at both Sumner Academy and Lincoln College Prep. Both schools are academic flagships for their respective districts and most certainly two of DKC’s most successful squads. Both schools’ hospitality was top notch and students from around the league truly enjoyed both tournaments. The Summer tournament was punctuated by [...]