Why Did I Debate in High School?

This was my activity essay to college on high school debate.  I am never home, always traveling, whether it is the next town over or all the way across the country. I have sleepless weekends, long weekdays, and busy summers. I am not the best in the nation and I am...
The Power of Debate Part 2: Debate and Confidence

The Power of Debate Part 2: Debate and Confidence

[notification type=”alert-info” title=”Power of Debate Part 1″]Debate is My Life[/notification] When I was “little Priten,” I was shy, introverted, and could barely look a stranger in the eyes, let alone carry out a conversation. I liked to...
The Power of Debate Part 1: Debate is My Life

The Power of Debate Part 1: Debate is My Life

[notification type=”alert-info” title=”Power of Debate Part 2″]Debate and Confidence[/notification] I have quite literally spent the last five years of my life devoted to debate. In fact, devoted is probably an understatement. My life was and...