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DSHS Speech and Debate Students Named Academic All-Americans

December 8, 2021


Dripping Springs High School seniors Eli Craddock and Daniel Hearne have been named Academic All-American by the National Speech and Debate Association.


The Academic All-American award recognizes high school students who have earned the degree of Superior Distinction in debate (750 points), completed at least five semesters of high school, demonstrated outstanding character and leadership, and earned a GPA of 3.7 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). This coveted award recognizes academic rigor, competitive speech and debate success, and personal excellence.

From more than 141,000 student members fewer than 1,000 students earn the Academic All-American award.