Jonathan Collins, winner of the 2017 Summer Debate Institute’s Matthew H. Ornstein Award, was just selected by the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues as one of only 8 finalists for The National Debater of Year.

You can read Jonathan’s remarks from a November 2018 fundraiser for the Washington Urban Debate League here:

2018 Summer Debate Institute participant Bilqiis Sheikh-Issa was also selected as a finalist! That’s right, 2 out of 8 finalists for Debater of the Year participated in the MHOMF Summer Debate Institute!

Congratulations Jonathan & Bilqiis…and GOOD LUCK!! We’re sure that Matthew is smiling that beautiful smile of his.

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