Congratulations to the following students for their excellent efforts at the 8th Korea Public Speaking Championship! The students competed in a competitive field with representatives from eight schools. A special congratulations to Korea International School for winning the Sweepstakes as best all-around school. Also, congratulations and thanks to Korea International School for successfully hosting the event!
The following six students qualified for World Individuals in Lithuania: Qualifier and Korea Public Speaking Champion: Jae Hyun Park (KIS) Qualifier: Jeong Eun Oh (GAFL) Qualifier: Dongjae Lee (Bugil) Qualifier: Ye Lin Hahn (Daewon)
Qualifier: JongHyup Baek (HAFS) Qualifier: Sun Jae Jasmine Lee (KIS)
1st Alternate: Hyunsoo Kim (Daewon)
In addition, the following students performed exceptionally well in specific events:
After-Dinner Speech: 1st Place: JongHyup Baek (HAFS) 2nd Place: Na Eon Kim (HAFS) 3rd Place: Gyuyeol Cho (Bugil)
Oratory: 1st Place: Jae Hyun Park (KIS) 1st Place: Sun Jae Jasmine Lee (KIS)
The KFL would like to invite schools to participate in a qualification event for the World Individuals Debating and Public Speaking Championships to be held in Druskininkai, Lithuania from April 23rd to April 29th, 2014. (www.widpsc.com) The qualification event will be held on Saturday, November 16th at Korea International School. (http://www.kis.or.kr/) The top six students at the qualifier will be invited to represent Korea.
Read the attached documents and contact us if you need the registration form. Registration is by school and is due by October 28th, so if you are a student who would like to participate, please contact your school's faculty liaison. Contact information is included in the attached files. Use this same contact information for inquiries regarding applying to coach the team. Coach applications are also due by October 28th.
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It's that time of year again, when the KFL picks the top high school debaters in Korea to compete on behalf of Korea at the Olympics of high school debate, World Schools Debating Championship. The KFL is pleased to announce the selection process for the 2014 WSDC Team Korea and for the coach to join returning coach Roger Hatridge. Please see the relevant material on our website:
Coaching applications due by April 8.
Debater applications due by May 1.
1) WSDC 2014 Selection Timeline: This document lists the timeline for the selection of the national team as well as the new coach.
2) WSDC Training Pool Application: This Google Doc form must be filled out by each school's liaison. NO student submitted applications will be accepted. There is an in-school selection process and the KFL weighs in after that.
3) WSDC Coach Application: This Word document should be completed by anyone wishing to coach the WSDC team. One coach will be elected this year for a two year term. In the first year of the term, the newly-elected coach will be registered with WSDC as Korea's adjudicator and in the second year of the term the coach will be registered as coach.