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Mary Dierkes named Debate Teacher Coach of the Year

Debate team

The Urban Debate League has named Washburn High School Social Studies Teacher Mary Dierkes the 2018 Debate Teacher Coach of the Year. Ms. Dierkes has led the Washburn debate program for 5 years, and Washburn won the Minnesota Debate State Tournament in 2018.

In addition, Lily Endo, a 2018 Washburn graduate and debater on the Washburn Debate team the past four years, is now a community coach at Highland Park High School, and she was chosen as the 2018 Community Coach of the Year.

Let’s hear it for Washburn Miller Flour Power!