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UIL Speech Judges

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Ashley Lewis

Current high school:
None

Currently coaching?: No

Conference:

Number of years coached:

Number of tournaments judged: 8

High school attended:
Sulphur Springs High School

Graduated high school: 2001

Participated in high school: Yes

Participated in college: No

Judging qualifications:
I have judged since 2012. I participated in CX debate, poetry interpretation, and extemporaneous speaking in high school. I began judging after I graduated from high school. I typical judge district and regional meets. I have never taught in the school system. I just enjoying hearing the kids speak.

Judging Philosophy

CX

Rounds judged: 15
Judging approach: Stock Issues
Policy priority: Communication skills and resolution of substantive issues are of equal importance
Evidence philosophy: Quality of evidence is more important than quantity of evidence
Paradigm: Stock Issues are very important. Affirmative has to make sure they answer the negative attacks. Negative teams needs to have clear attacks.

LD

Rounds judged: 20
Approach: Communication skills are more important than resolution of substantive issues
Philosophy:
In LD you have to be able to communicate that your case is right. I consider myself part old fashioned value judge, but no problem with a counterplan run correctly. LD is about communication skills. Speed is not a problem because I can keep up.

Contact Information

email: ashleylewis8@yahoo.com
cell: 903 3486626
office: 903 2439088

Availability Information

Meet types:
Invitational District Regional CX State State Meet

Qualified for:
CX
LD
Extemp
Prose/Poetry

Travel

Region of residence:
6

I will travel to: 1 2 5 6