There is so much analysis of what makes for a compelling political debate. It takes a lot more than just a loud voice to argue your case.

We wanted to know how to do it, and how to do it well, so we asked the award-winning student debate team at Seattle Academy for advice.

The speech and debate team has won the state speech tournament eleven times. Molly Sanderson, Golda Glasser, Simon Kessel, and Avi Shapiro won at playoffs last year to qualify for the state debate tournament. They regularly compete in national tournaments.