Current Team

MSU Debate Team

2019-2020

Duvall Adair - Junior - Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Duvall is a Junior in the James Madison College and a member of the Honors College. In high school, he debates at Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Maddie VanZant - Freshman - Hometown: Rockford, MI  

Maddie is a incoming freshman in the College of Social Sciences. In high school, she debated and captained the Rockford High School Debate Team in Rockford MI.  

Alison Weber - Freshman - Hometown: Blissfield, MI

Alison is a sophomore at MSU studying Biomedical Laboratory Systems and Epidemiology.

Tia Postema - Freshman- Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Kristia is a freshman at the James Madison College of MSU. She debated in her junior and senior year at Kenowa Hills High School in her hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Matt Sturt - Freshman - Hometown: Skokie, IL

Matt is an incoming freshman studying public policy. He is from the suburbs of Chicago, where he debated at Niles North High School for 3 years.

Lena Grossman - Senior - Hometown: Skokie, IL

Lena is a senior political theory major. She's qualified to the NDT every year since joining MSU debate. In high school, she was a TOC quarterfinalist debating at Niles West.

Piper Meloche - Sophomore - Hometown: Beverly Hills, MI

Piper is a second year student in James Madison College and a member of the Honors College. She's from Beverly Hills, Michigan and debated for four years at Wylie E Groves High School.

Evan Jones - Junior - Hometown: Tulsa, OK

Evan is a rising Junior at MSU studying international journalism and history from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Last year he qualified for the National Debate Tournament and worked as a city beat reporter for The State News.

Nolan Hooper - Freshman - Hometown: Rockford, MI

Nolan is an incoming freshman who plans on studying computer science. He comes from Rockford in Michigan.

Kyler Campion - Freshman - Hometown: Chicago, IL

Kyler is a (rising) freshman in the College of Social Sciences. In high school, he debated for Northside College Prep in Chicago, where he has lived all his life.

Eva Farber - Freshman - Hometown: Northbrook, IL

Eva is an incoming freshman who plans on studying economics. She's from Chicago and debated at Glenbrook North High school where she was a TOC semi-finalist.

Lauren Pepper - Senior - Hometown: Oakwood, OH

Lauren is a senior completing degrees in Zoology and Public Policy, with plans of attending veterinary school. She debated for 4 years at Oakwood High School in Dayton, OH.

Tamara Porter - Senior - Hometown: Detroit, MI

Tamara is a senior graduating with degrees in Neuroscience and Philosophy. She debated for 3 years at Cass Technical High School in Detroit, MI.

Taliha Blom - Freshman - Hometown: Casper, WY

Taliah is an incoming freshman studying Chemical Engineering with the honors college. She's from Casper, WY, where she debated and captained four years at Natrona County High School.

Jack Scullion - Junior - Hometown: Winnetka, IL

Jack is a Junior in the James Madison College and member of the Honors College. In high school, he debated at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Illinois.

Ezra Serrins - Freshman - Hometown: Austin, TX

Ezra is a junior on the MSU Debate Team majoring in comparative cultures and politics at MSU. He debated for the Liberal Arts and Science Academy in high school and attended the Hoya-Spartan Scholars camp at MSU where he fell in love with the campus and the team.