Alexandria Porter
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H-F student debater earns All-American honors

Should voting be compulsory in a democracy? Is intergenerational accumulation of wealth antithetical to democracy? Should the United States guarantee universal childcare?

These weighty topics have been debated from both sides this year by Homewood-Flossmoor High School senior Alexandria Porter. 

Alexandria Porter

She recently was notified that she’s earned Academic All-American recognition from the National Speech and Debate Association. Porter was one of the top students in the country to earn the honor for accumulating 750 or more points for presentations and wins, competing in at least one national . . .

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