By Jackson Moran ’20 THE ROUNDUP On January 21st, the Brophy speech and debate team was away at a tournament in Oakland, California when three students and one teacher had their car burglarized. The group was heading to the airport, and decided to stop at a restaurant in San Francisco when the SUV’s windows were […]
- by Alex Kirshner
- October 2, 2017
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Speech and Debate often takes excursions out of Arizona as a highly competitive team that dedicates their time to prepare for rigorous national competition. One of these trips that Speech and Debate commits to is a competition in Chengdu, China. This trip is not a Brophy funded trip, […]
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- February 9, 2012
By Ian Christopher Beck ’12 THE ROUNDUP A decade ago Ms. Elizabeth Clarke was student-teaching in Illinois, filling out applications to graduate school and teaching positions around Chicago when she got a tip from a former Speech and Debate opponent about a job opening in Phoenix. After researching Brophy online, Ms. Clarke’s initial reaction was […]
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- April 13, 2010
The Brophy Speech and Debate team has been on a roll this year.
“We’ve won a few tournaments and gotten at the very least second place as an overall team,” said senior Matt Johnson ’10 in an e-mail.
“Young members are competing and showing promise for the future, while veteran members are working hard and performing,” Johnson continued.
Drew Berens ’10 said that much of the responsibility and leadership falls onto the seniors on the team.