Outstanding New Competitor Award

The recipient will be selected among a pool of applicants who began their participation in interscholastic debate in college, are in their first year of competition and are participating at the CEDA championship tournament. Their application should show evidence of growth and participation in the activity. The student’s participation during the year may have been at any level of competition (e.g. varsity, junior varsity or novice). No preference will be given for either regional or national travel schedules.

Past Awardees

2021

Quinn Kowitt, The New School

2020

Shahd Joari, George Mason University

2019

Ivy Kariuki, University of Rutgers-Newark

2018

Orisley de Los Santos, Binghamton University

2017

2016

2015


2014

Nathan Buchholz, James Madison University

2013

Emma Wheeler, Fresno State University

2012

Ann Manov, University of Florida

2011

Elyssa Miller, James Madison University

2010

Emily Umphrey, Johnson County CC

2009

Peter Fountain, Binghamton

2008

Max Adler, New School University

2007

Tony Rowles, United States Military Academy