Our Students

Citizenship Award

Every tournament, we pick a debater that we think highlights the best that our community has to offer and recognize them with the LAMDL Citizenship Award.

Heidy Quinones

Elizabeth Learning Center

Diego Flores

Bravo Medical Magnet High

Carli Oxenham

Humanities and Arts Academy

Luz Aguilar

Fremont High

James Amigable

University Prep Value High

Abby Nolasco

CHAMPS Charter High



“High School debate fundamentally shaped the world around me. I have the confidence to speak up, I am able to think quickly, and most importantly, I am able to advocate for myself. I am a freshman at Harvard University and I have had to adjust to high-level coursework. Without a doubt, what I learned through LAMDL prepared me to succeed here.”

Josue Saenz LAMDL Alumni & Harvard University Undergraduate