Louisiana High School Speech League



League Information

The Louisiana High School Speech League (LHSSL) provides speech and debate competition for high schools in the state. The league also runs the State competition held in April for all qualifying students. The LHSSL is open to any private, independent, public, or parochial school who wishes to join.

Key Officers 

Presiden: Lisa Jones

Executive Secretary: Kathy Judice

Members of Executive Council: Kevin Ivy, Scott Johnstone, and Barbara Fontenot

Tournament Secretary: Melba LaCaze

Events Offered 

Extemp (domestic and foreign), Declamation, Original Oratory, Oral Interp of Literature, Humorous Interp, Dramatic Interp, Duet Acting, Duo Reading, Cross Examination, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Ted Turner (Controversy Debate), Student Congress