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Forensics at Patrick Henry College

Mock Trial TeamForensics competition prepares our students to excel in the public arena by teaching them to think deeply, speak articulately and write persuasively.

Patrick Henry College has one of the premier forensics programs in the nation. Our teams compete at the highest levels in Moot Court, Mock Trial, and Civic Debate. We have an established legacy of national champions. Our heritage is distinguished by dedicated coaches, students, and alumni who are intensely focused on improving the program while constantly elevating Christ in everything they do.

The program is a key differentiator for the college and is developed to run like no other program in the nation. Explore our programs through the links below.

Click here for a recap of our 2019-2020 Forensics Program season!


“It’s really, really important to overcome fear in speaking, because sharing the Gospel requires the exact same skills. It’s not enough to just give speeches; we also have to be able to engage with someone back and forth.”
– Thomas Siu, Government, Class of 2018, AMCA National Champion

Civic Debate

Forensics Photo Gallery


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By training leaders to communicate effectively, Christian students will be equipped to excel in their sphere of influence because they carry the truth for glory of God. 

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