Recent news

January 13-14, 2012: 6A 2-Speaker Debate Champions

January 6-7, 2012: First Place, Kansas Debate Coaches' Invitational

January 6-7, 2012: Top (1st) Speaker Award, Kansas Coaches' Invitational

December 3, 2011: Qualified for CFL National Competition (to be held in Baltimore, MD, May 25-27, 2012)

Runner-up 6A Kansas Debate State Tournament (January 2011). Qualified for the Catholic Forensics League Grand National Tournament held in May 2011 in Washington, DC; Won 4th place. Qualified for the National Forensics League (NFL) Tournament held in June 2011 in Dallas, TX
College: 2012-2016
  • Ideen Saiedian Fall 2012I was awarded debate and leadership scholarships to attend the University of Southern California (USC) where I am double majoring in international business (in USC's  world-famous Marshal School of Business) and in communication (in USC's prestigious Annenberg School for Communication). The USC has consistently been ranked among the top 25 universities in the US (and the world).

  • For the athletic-minded individuals like myself, here are some interesting stats about the USC Trojans (from the Wikipedia): "Trojan athletes have won 287 medals at the Olympic games (135 golds, 87 silvers and 65 bronzes), more than any other U.S. university. If USC were a country, it would rank 12th in most Olympic gold medals." Also from the Wikipedia: in the US, "The Trojan men have won 96 national championships (83 NCAA titles), more than any other University."

12th Grade
  • Blue Valley West (Principal: Dr. Tony Lake), 2011-2012

  • AP and/or Honors classes: AP Chemistry, AP Calculus, AP English Literature, AP US Government

  • Won KSHSAA 6A Debate 1st Place Championship Award; Won DCI Top Speaker Award; Won First Place DCI Competitions Award; Recognized as a Kansas Honors Program Scholar; Qualified for the CFL National Competitions

11th Grade
  • Blue Valley West (Principal: Dr. Tony Lake), 2010-2011

  • AP and/or Honors classes: AP Biology, AP US History, AP English, Honors Pre-Calculus

  • Qualified for the National Forensics League (NFL) Tournament and for the Catholic Forensics League Grand National Tournament

10th Grade
  • Blue Valley West ( Principal: Dr. Tony Lake), 2009-2010

  • AP and/or Honors classes: AP European History, Algebra, and Communication Arts

  • Qualified for the National Forensics League (NFL) Tournament.

9th Grade
  • Blue Valley West ( Principal: Dr. Tony Lake), 2008-2009

  • Honors classes: Biology, Communication Arts, Geometry

  • Qualified for the National Forensics League (NFL) Tournament.

6th-8th Grade
  • Lakewood Middle School (Overland Park, Kansas, Principal: Mr. Scott Currier), 2005-2008

1st-5th Grade
  • Lakewood Elementary School (Overland Park, Kansas, Principal: Mrs. Nancy Layton), 2000-2005

Kindergarten Grade
  • Picotte Elementary School (Omaha, Nebraska, Teacher: Mrs. Judy Maliszewski, Principal: Mrs. Nancy Swartz), 1999-2000


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