Congratulations to Dr. Josh Anderson, National Speech and Debate Coach of the Year!
Debate Nationals – Dallas, Texas
Six ONW students were among 4,500 students who competed at the National Speech and Debate tournament. This is the largest academic competition in the world! Olathe Northwest received the School of Honor Award in Debate for ranking in the top 40 schools competing at the tournament.
TSA Nationals – Dallas, Texas
15 ONW students competed in the National TSA competition, along with 6,000 other students from all over the country and Germany. ONW graduating seniors Ronnie Whyrick, Courtney Schilley, Abby Rouse, and Kaitlyn Weeks won the Biotechnology Competition, winning ONW’s third ever National Championship in TSA. Emily Brzon (also a recent graduate) was a top ten national finalist in the Essays on Technology competition, placing 8th.