WHSFA Response to Recent Events

Racism: Statement + Resources June 1, 2020 - Statement by Adam Jacobi, Executive Director; with affirmation by Kam-Lin Roswall, Board Chair; and Pam Belden, Chair-Elect. When the spring semester was disrupted by an extraordinary pandemic, COVID-19 presented us with a...

Heart of the Arts Award 2020

Heart of the Arts Award 2020 Wisconsin Honoree The National Federation of State High School Associations, best known for setting standards for governing interscholastic high school athletics, also promotes performing arts activities, such as theatre, speech, debate,...

Performance Plagiarism

By Adam Jacobi (adapted from Rostrum magazine, National Speech & Debate Association, 84:7, March 2010). We normally associate plagiarism with words or ideas copied without attributing the original source. Does a concept of academic honesty extend to qualities of...