Ridge Rhetoric Speech & Debate

  • Purpose/Mission.  The purpose of this club is to provide students the opportunity to competitively participate in public speaking. By entering competitions, students will gain more knowledge about controversial topics and more experience in public speaking and leasdership skills.

    Sponsor(s).  Shawn Flickner.

    Meeting Location.  A-204

    Meeting Times. Thursdays, 2:30 - 4:00. (See Calendar Below)

    School Sponsored Activity.


  • Interested in Joining Ridge Rhetoric?

    We have completed our recruitment campaign for the semester, but may still select members based on skill or interest.  If you would like to join, please email Mr. Flickner, or visit him in A-204, to schedule a time to interview.

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  • Contact Us

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the officers through the following link:

    Ridge Rhetoric Contact E-mail

    We will respond to your request as soon as we can!

    If you need to speak with Mr. Flickner, you can contact him via email, or visit him in A-204.  

    You can also follow updates through our remind:

  • Meeting and Event Calendar

  • Student Successes

    Warner Robins Spooky Speech and Demon Debate Invitational - Oct. 27, 2019

    Travis Anderson - Quarterfinalist and 7th Place Speaker, Novice Lincoln Douglas

    Riya Sayani and Muskaan Sohail - 5th Place Quarterfinaists, Novice Public Forum

    Zara Ishaque - 8th Place Speaker, Novice Public Forum

    Sydney Lanier Invitational - Oct. 19, 2019

    Roy Lee - 6th Place, Varsity Lincoln Douglas

    Owen Kabrhel and Rajveer Singh - 5th Place, Novice Public Forum

    Arjan (AJ) Kohli - 1st Place, Big Questions Debate

    Archer Red Tiger Classic - Sept. 28, 2019

    Owen Kabrhel and Rajveer Singh - 1st Place Team, Novice Public Forum

    Rajveer Singh - 1st Place Speaker, Novice Public Forum

    Roar at the Ridge - Sept. 21, 2019

    Aden Wang and Ashley Yu - 2nd Place Team, Big Questions Debate

    Alpharetta Treasure Hunt -  Jan. 19, 2019

    Zara Ishaque and Emily Winters - 2nd Place Team (Undefeated), Novice Public Forum

    Ellie Soh and Ruby Yuh - Tournament Champions, Varsity Public Forum

    Cherokee Winter Challenge - Dec. 1, 2018

    Zara Ishaque and Emily Winters - 2nd Place Team (Undefeated), Novice Public Forum

    Divina Kothari, Izza Tirmizi, and Hannah Smith - 4th Place Team, Novice Public Forum

    Owen Kabrhel and Kyle Zuluage - 4th Place Team, Novice Public Forum

    Emily Winters - 1st Place Speaker

    Owen Kabrhel - 5th Place Speaker

    Chattahoochee High School - Oct. 20, 2018

    Michael Istakhorov and Junui Lee - Quaterfinal Finish, Varsity Public Forum

    Chattahoochee Cougar Classic - Sept. 29, 2017

    Sunmin Kim - 5th Place Speaker

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