CHS Student Places 2nd at National Tournament

June 27, 2011

Central High School student Zak Linzy took 2nd Place at the National Forensic League National Tournament recently held in Dallas. More than 3,200 students participated in the event, which is one of the world's largest academic contests.

Zak was recognized as the 2nd place poetry reader in the nation during the national awards assembly. He is a three-year member of the CHS Speech and Debate team. He recently won 1st place in Poetry at the UIL State Academic Meet and last year placed 9th in nation in Prose at the NFL national meet.

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!