Stoa Speech & Debate

At ICS, we proudly partner with Stoa Speech & Debate

to provide oral communication credits from the College at

Southeastern in Wake Forest, NC. 


Stoa is a national junior high and high school speech and debate league

that serves privately educated Christian families.


Together, we aim to improve the lives of our students

through high-quality education, ongoing support,

and a range of resources that ensure success. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

Stoa club members and alumni at least 15 years old may participate.
Students will receive 3 college credits (equivalent to COM 110) from The College at Southeastern upon successful completion of the course.
Students may submit speeches from previous years, so long as they meet all current requirements.

Speech Course

Assignment Due Dates
  • Response to Job Announcement
    Week 3
  • Platform Speech
    Week 5
  • Limited Preparation Speech
    Week 9
  • Interpretation Speech
    Week 13
  • Final Exam: Choice of Style
    Week 15