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Debate Team, 1939

The Beaver, 1939






MSTC had a debate team every year throughout the 1930s.  The debate team usually competed in one to three debates a year.  Dickinson, Mayville, and Jamestown were common schools the Beavers debated against.  The Beaver debate squad made multiple appearances at the North Dakota Forensic Association Tournament as well as the Red River Valley Tournament. 

"Debate Coach," 1938

The Red & Green, February 15, 1938






Dr. Hetherington was the coach for the 1938 Minot Teachers College debate team.

Three Beaver Debate Teams Represented at Meet, 1939

The Red & Green, February 21, 1939




Two male teams and one female team represented Minot State Teachers College in the sixth annual Red River Valley Intercollegiate Forensic tournament held at Concordia College in 1939.


Debate Team, 1939

The Beaver, 1939




The members of the 1939 debate team are pictured.