Qualified for 2020 New York State Championship


Amiya Miller ('21): ILD

Kymani Reid-Hernandez ('23): PF

Yazmin Walters ('23): PF

Sharon Diarra ('21): ILD

Devante Douglas ('21): ILD

Risa Ramkissoon-Hardeen ('23): CON


Achievement First Brooklyn High School is a high-performing charter school in Crown Heights, Brooklyn that offers a rigorous academic course load to students in a college-preparatory setting.  It is a Title I school where 80% of students qualify for free or reduced lunch and 100% of students identify as people of color.

Our Speech & Debate Team founded in 2011, offers students the opportunity to compete in Declamation, Oral Interpretation, Original Oratory, Extemporaneous Speaking, Dramatic Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Student Congress, Public Forum Debate, and Lincoln Douglas Debate. Team members compete on the local, state and national circuit nearly every weekend from October through May.


Villiger 2018 @ St Joseph's University, PA

New York State Championship, April 2018 @ Hofstra University

Interp Captain Aliyah ('20) performing her Declamation "Why Black Lives Matter" (1st Place at Columbia 2018)

Contact: DiCo, Director of AFBHS Speech & Debate



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