Emma Blum debated at Brentwood School in Los Angeles, California from 2015-2019, serving as a captain her senior year.
Emma placed 4that the National Speech and Debate Association Tournament her senior year and came in 2ndin the California High School Speech and Debate Association Tournament her junior year. She earned three career bids to the Tournament of Champions and made it to elimination rounds at numerous tournaments on the national circuit. She now studies English at the University of Pennsylvania.
Emma believes in the ability of debate to affect meaningful change by equipping students with the skills to advocate for themselves and others. She is excited to serve as an Assistant Coach focusing on novice development.