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MHOMF Debate Camp Alumni Named Finalists For National Debater of the Year

Jonathan Collins, winner of the 2017 Summer Debate Institute’s Matthew H. Ornstein Award, was just selected by the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues as one of only 8 finalists for The National Debater of Year.

You can read Jonathan’s remarks from a November 2018 fundraiser for the Washington Urban Debate League here:

2018 Summer Debate Institute participant Bilqiis Sheikh-Issa was also selected as a finalist! That’s right, 2 out of 8 finalists for Debater of the Year participated in the MHOMF Summer Debate Institute!

Congratulations Jonathan & Bilqiis…and GOOD LUCK!! We’re sure that Matthew is smiling that beautiful smile of his.

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