HHS Forensics Seniors Derek Collins and Kerrington Anderson united the crowns by winning the National Speech and Debate Association’s National Championship in Birmingham this past weekend. It marks the first time a Mississippi school has won the NSDA Championship in a main Speech event. The duo also won the Alabama Bowl for winning the Final Round on stage at the Birmingham Convention Center which was streamed live nationally. This after winning the NIETOC National Championship, uniting the crowns. Collins was also a finalist for National Student of the Year. The team received a National School of Honor award and Waldrop received his Triple Diamond award for coaching excellence. Waldrop’s students have earned over 100,000 tournament points!
Derek Collins, Kerrington Anderson, and Scott Waldrop with Forensics Awards

Derek Collins, Kerrington Anderson, and Scott Waldrop with Forensics Awards

HHS's Scott Waldrop, Derek Collins, and Kerrington Anderson with multiple National Awards

HHS’s Scott Waldrop, Derek Collins, and Kerrington Anderson with multiple National Awards