CHS Student Places 1st at National Tournament

June 27, 2012

Central High School graduating senior Zak Linzy took 1st Place at the National Forensic League National Tournament recently held in Indianapolis. 3,500 students participated in the event, which is one of the world's largest academic contests.

Zak was recognized as the 1st place poetry reader in the nation during the national awards assembly. He is a four-year member of the CHS Speech and Debate team. Zak will be attending West Texas A&M University in the fall.

The National Forensic League is a non-partisan, non-profit educational honor society established to encourage and motivate high school students to become proficient in the forensic arts: debate, public speaking and interpretation. NFL is the America's oldest and largest high school speech and debate honor society.

Julie Schniers is the Central High School National Forensic League coach.

Congratulations, Zak!