Coaches: All Events
Specialty: Platform, Limited Preparation
Melissa competed in speech and debate events for 7 years, first at Fullerton Union High school under the guidance of Sal Tinajero. After attending multiple State and National tournaments, Melissa went on to compete at Bradley University on a speech scholarship. Melissa has been Nationally ranked multiple times in Limited Preparation, Interpretation, Debate, and Platform speaking events.
Melissa loves that Speech and Debate teaches students that with hard work - anything is possible. She is ready to guide students on how to present themselves, make an argument, and defend a case using our most powerful tool - our voices.