Victoria East High School graduates Isaiah Garcia and Lauri Lamas have received the National Speech & Debate Association Speaking and Service Award for the 2019-2020 school year, for service during their senior year at VEHS. Students earn this award when they reach the maximum number of service points in the Honor Society in a given school year. From more than 140,000 members, fewer than 60 students received this recognition!
As members of the Honor Society, National Speech & Debate Association members are held to the Society's Code of Honor and the highest standards of service. The Code states that at all times a members is prepared to work constructively to improve the lives of others. In earning this award, Isaiah Garcia and Laurie Lamas have demonstrated their commitment to using their skills to help their peers, community, and the activity.
This award not only represents hours of work on behalf of others, but is evidence that the East High School Speech & Debate Team and the school as a whole have a culture of service.
https://www.speechanddebate.org/news/#2020-10-12b Source: National Speech & Debate Association