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UIL Speech Judges

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Michael Hood

Current high school:
graduate of Sealy High

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Sealy High, Sealy TX

Graduated high school: 2000 or before

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: yes

Judging qualifications:
I have a strong interest in the fields. I competed on the state level for both C-X (3rd place) and Extermporaneous speaking (1st place). I am also a corporate banker with strong communication skills, analytical skills, and relationship management skills.

Judging Philosophy


Rounds judged:
Judging approach: stock issues
Policy priority: Equal
Evidence philosophy: equal
Paradigm: I was taught based on stock issues. I've judged many tournaments in the past and I believe that this focus is the most logical to follow and understand. Indeed, the skills I learned have served me well in my career and in college.


Rounds judged:

Contact Information


Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:


Region of residence:
Area 2 Dallas/Fort Worth

I will travel to: 2