In advance of the 2012 Presidential Debates, the National Forensic League is hosting the "I Approve This Message" Contest, allowing high school students to debate pressing issues on the economy, health care, and education. Students can select one, or all three topics, and submit a five-minute persuasive speech video that addresses a problem and proposes a solution within the topic category.
Topic Categories and Deadlines:
Week 1 Topic: Health Care
Video submission deadline: October 12, 2012, 12 p.m. CDT
Week 2 Topic: Economy
Video submission deadline: October 19, 2012, 12 p.m. CDT
Week 3 Topic: Education
Video submission deadline: October 26, 2012, 12 p.m. CDT
For more information on the contest, visit http://www.nationalforensicleague.org/aspx/nav.aspx?navid=359.