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Claim: I believe a team, no matter if it’s a football team or speech team, should be funded, awarded, and accepted equally.

Quote: “Nearly all of the graduating seniors will remember the name and escapades of their star quarterback; nearly none of them will ever even realize that their class produced Arizona’s first national champion in Lincoln-Douglas debate.”

Comment: I completely agree with this author. I think that not a lot of kids remember the nerds. I think they work just as hard if not harder than a star quarterback. They go through the same obstacles as the football team when it comes through training. I don’t think they get recognized enough. I was in NHS and not a lot of people at school even knew what that was. Let alone remember my name because I was in it. I believe sports are looked at as being better. They are socially accepted. And people strive to be popular.

Claim: An academic scholar and an athlete both put in effort for a common goal, victory. Quote: “Nearly all of the graduating seniors will remember the name and escapades of their star quarterback; nearly none of them will ever even realize that their class produced Arizona’s first national champion in Lincoln-Douglas debate.”

Comment: I completely agree with this author. I think that not a lot of kids remember the nerds. I think they work just as hard if not harder than a star quarterback. They go through the same obstacles as the football team when it comes through training. I don’t think they get recognized enough. I was in NHS and not a lot of people at school even knew what that was. Let alone remember my name because I was in it. I believe sports are looked at as being better. They are socially accepted. And people strive to be popular.
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