The NFHS offers congratulations to all the State and Section Award Recipients for the Outstanding Music, Speech & Debate, and Theatre Educator Awards!
More information can be found here: 2022-23 NFHS Performing Arts Educator Awards.
The Section 3 winner in the category of Lifelong Speech and Debate Educator was Richard Bracknell of Carrollton High School. Bracknell has been an educator for over four decades at numerous high schools, while coaching speech and debate for 32 years. As Bracknell has earned the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) Distinguished Service Gold Key, the speech and debate students that he coaches have been successful in a variety of events, including Dramatic Interpretation, Public Forum Debate, Policy Debate, and more. Congratulations Richard!