Coaches: all events
Specialty: Platform, Limited Prep
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 took - our voices.