SM Northwest Students Place Second in National Forensics League Tournament

Two high school boys holding trophies
Shawnee Mission School District

A team of Shawnee Mission Northwest students earned one of the top prizes at the National Catholic Forensics League Grand National Tournament held this spring.

Julian Kuffour, senior, and Emmanuel Osei, senior, took second place in the national tournament in the category of Policy Debate.

The team, who also won the state two-speaker KSHSAA Championship earlier this year, is coached by Ken King. 

SM East, SM Northwest, SM South, and SM West were all represented at the National Catholic Forensics League National Tournament in Washington, D.C., by students who qualified for nationals in state competition. Click here to see a complete list of results from the national tournament.