Events Covered

Summer Speech Institute

Events Covered

  • Prose Interpretation
  • Humorous Interpretation
  • Dramatic Duo
  • Dramatic Interpretation
  • Poetry Interpretation
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Extemporaneous Reading
  • Original Oratory
  • Informative Speaking
  • Great Speeches
  • Storytelling
  • Creative Expression


  • Interpers will learn to locate and cut material to meet the allotted time limit, and how to develop distinct, believable characters.
  • Public speakers will learn to locate topics, to research effectively, and to write speeches with a purpose.
  • Limited preparation competitors will learn to research effectively, prepare files, construct arguments, and utilize preparation time effectively.

The GAC-SSI Competitive Edge

  • 1:4 coach to student ratio
  • 55% qualified for the NFL National Tournament and/or state tournament, including a national finalist and multiple state champs
  • Get a leg up on the competition
  • Dedicate an entire week to intensive forensics training
  • Spend one week being surrounded by people who share your passion for forensics
  • Be tournament ready in July