Bill Lawhorn, economist with the Bureau of Leadership Statistics, explains: “Debaters must have strong research skills, think quickly, and communicate well. Debate clubs help students develop analytical and logical reasoning. Both colleges and employers value these skills.”
Our program helps students bolster their 21st Century Skills outside the classroom. Critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication are attributes employers identify as most necessary for success in the modern workplace – particularly in the fast-paced, innovative fields of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM).