We returned Sunday from the first Stoa NITOC (National Invitation Tournament of Champions). Hundreds of homeschool families whose kids qualified to the National Tournament gathered at the University of San Diego for speech and debate competition. It was an absolute blast!
And Lydia came through all the way to the final round in Original Oratory! It is a pleasant explanation on siblings getting along with one another. Lydia has made it through a significant journey in understanding and accepting her brothers and sisters, and her oratory attempts to bring it all together. We’re quite proud of her accomplishment.
And here’s her speech, the final round at NITOC, captured last Friday: