Extemporaneous is a limited preparation event in which the speaker is given 20 minutes to prepare a seven-minute speech on a current events topic.

This event challenges the speaker with the responsibility to analyze the events of the present day and logically respond to the topic question in an educated manner.

Students will learn how to…
– Research and analyze current events
– Gather information into a navigable system
– Collaborate as a team
– Organize a speech for maximum clarity and impact

Questions about Extemporaneous for 2018-2019 may be directed to:

Kristine Aldrich


Updated: July, 2018