Founded in 1968 by Fr. John Acrea, Speech and Debate at Dowling Catholic High School has a long history of state, regional and national competitiveness. The team gives students the opportunity to improve their public speaking, research, and persuasive writing skills.  Dowling holds a Chapter in the National Speech and Debate Association and students can become members of this honor society. Events range from interpretation acting to argumentation.

Moderators & Instructors

Mr. Timothy Sheaff | 515-222-1035

Mr. Justin White | 515-222-1053

Dowling Catholic High School  |  1400 Buffalo RD.  |  West Des Moines, IA  |  50265  |  (515) 225-3000