The Ohio High School Speech League (OHSSL) hosted the annual state Speech and Debate tournament in Cleveland, Ohio on March 3 and 4, 2017. Ursuline qualified 7 students to the tournament. Out of 214 competitors, sophomore Alex Stoneman earned first prize honors at the tournament in the Congressional Debate category. Alex is the youngest student to have won the state championship at the OHSSL Tournament in the Congressional Debate category. Danny Naples ’18 also finished in the top 12 in Congressional Debate. The Speech and Debate Team is coached by Mrs. Joan Williams and Ursuline Alumni Stephen Listisen ’16 and Andrew White ’14.