Congressional Debate Instructor
Manu Onteeru is a current senior at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. He’s been ranked as high as #1 in the nation in Congressional Debate in both the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 season. Over his past six years competing, Manu has earned over 21 bids to the Tournament of Champions. This year, he’s placed second at the Harvard University Round Robin and at the New York City Invitational, third at the Harvard Invitational, fourth at the Big Apple Round Robin and the Yale Invitational, and championed the Columbia University Invitational for a second time. He placed in the Top 10 at NCFL and NSDA during his junior year, and has been the three-time NSDA Virginia State Champion. As a part of the NSDA’s Team USA program, he also championed the Blake Invitational and the Bluebonnet International Debate Championship in World Schools Debate. He’s incredible excited to support and teach other students this coming summer!