Photo above: Zachary and Nicholas Wallenberg, second from right and far right, respectively, with members of the national champion debate team.
Accounting major Nicholas Wallenburg and computer science major Zachary Wallenburg, members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Speech and Debate Team, have been selected for the invite-only 2022 Alexis Elliott Memorial Round Robin for Lincoln-Douglas debate.
The annual selective debate competition features the most decorated Lincoln-Douglas debate students from the previous season.
The brothers helped the debate team win the national championship earlier this year. Both advanced to the quarterfinal round and finished with a combined record of 13-5. Zachary, a first-year student, was named the tournament’s third overall speaker, and Nick, a junior, was named the ninth overall speaker.