Kingston Student Heads to National Debate Tournament

TomasiKINGSTON – Adam Tomasi, a junior at Sacred Heart School in Kingston, Mass. is heading to Kansas City, Mo. this week to compete in the largest debate in the U.S.

Tomasi will be representing his school at the National Forensic League Nationals (National Speech and Debate Association), one of the country’s premier debating competitions.

The Sacred Heart School junior will compete among 2,000 students from across the country at the tournament, which is among the largest in the world.
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Tomasi, who has been a Sacred Heart student since his days in kindergarten, is acknowledged as the best debater the school has.
Speech and Debate Coach Daniel Sapir says that he is “the best debater I have ever worked with.”
The Sacred Heart School Speech and Debate program is viewed as a strong program, offering instruction to students beginning in 6th grade.
The program is nationally ranked and students travel nationally for competitions.
In January, Tomasi competed at the Columbia University National Tournament in New York City.
In February, he took part in the NFL National Qualifiers in Manchester-Essex, MA, the Boston Catholic Forensic League Qualifiers in Shrewsbury and earned the Top Speaker Award at the Harvard University Invitational Debate Tournament in Cambridge, MA.
Next year, Tomasi will compete in the Tournament of Champions at the University of Kentucky.