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Senior concludes debate career with international challenge

March 25, 2008

(Portland, Ore.)—Senior Eric Atcheson is one of three students nationwide who will represent the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA) in an annual U.S./Irish debate. Alongside students from Colorado College and the University of Wyoming, Atcheson will take on Ireland’s top three debaters on March 27 at the opening assembly of the NPDA Nationals at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Coached by Professor of Communication Steve Hunt, Atcheson and his Lewis & Clark teammate, junior Scott Cheesewright, are ranked 10th nationally.

Listen to a conversation with Atcheson, in the final days before his debate.

For more information:

Emily Miller
Public Relations Coordinator
503-768-7960
emilymiller@lclark.edu