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April 23rd, 2010
San Marcos High School speech and debate team honored

042110debateLeft to right: San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz, San Marcos High School (SMHS) Assistant Principal Denisha Presley, Kristine Staggs, Julie Munoz, Selena Selvera, Brittany Howard, Irene Morse, Kelley Mathis and San Marcos CISD Superintendent Patty Shafer. Back row, left to right: San Marcos City Councilmember Kim Porterfield, SMHS speech and debate Coach C.J. Odam, Keegan Taylor, Councilmember Fred Terry, John Smith, Cameron Herber, Henry Finch, Chris Hall, Frankie Torres, and Coach Lacye Odam.  Photo by Don Anders.


The San Marcos High School speech and debate team was honored by the city after winning the University Interscholastic League (UIL) district championship. The team sent a record number of students to the regional competition.

The team scored more points than all of the competing district schools combined at this year’s competition. The regional championship meet will take place in Huntsville on April 23-24.

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  1. My son is attending San Marcos this Fall. How can he get into the debate team?

    Thanks for your reply!

    Yan Raynor

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