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UIL Speech Judges

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Meagen Howard-Griffis

Current high school:
University of Texas

Currently coaching?: no

Conference: Not Coaching

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 0

High school attended:
Post High School, Post, Texas

Graduated high school: 2008

Participated in high school: yes

Participated in college: no

Judging qualifications:
My partner and I qualified for State as District Champions three years in a row, and broke into octo-finals twice. I was the Bronze Gavel winner. I was also District Champion in Informative Extemporaneous Speaking all four years of High School. I then broke from Regionals and qualified for State contest twice. I assistant coached Union Hill High School and they went to the state for the first time. I then served as their submitted judge in the 2009 State CX Contest and helped prepare Post High School for the 2012 District contest.

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged:
Judging approach: tabula rosa
Policy priority: Issues
Evidence philosophy: quality
Paradigm: Eloquence of speech is obviously important, and the awarding of speaker points should represent that. However, the win or loss of a debate is up the debaters. I am a tabula rasa judge, with a slight lean towards stock issues. If I am to make a decision in regards to stock issues, I expect to be persuaded to do so. I am open to kritiks, counter-plans, and I love a well done disadvantage. Quality of evidence is crucial. Cohesive, structured arguments are expected.

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Contact Information

email: meagenhg@gmail.com
cell: 806 7826315
office:

Availability Information

Meet types:
Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:
Extemp
CX

Travel

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