Jon Cruz Wins Blake Outstanding Coach Award

Jon Cruz (2nd from right) flanked by his award presenter, Joe Vaughan (furthest right), director of forensics at Scarsdale HS, and Blake tournament directors Sandy Berkowitz & Shane Stafford


Minneapolis, MN–A belated congratulations to Jon Cruz, director of forensics at The Bronx High School of Science, and the winner of this year’s John Edie Holiday Debate Tournament Outstanding Coach Award in recognition of his exemplary contributions to the debate community. In addition to running the largest high school-sponsored speech & debate tournament, The New York City Invitational, Jon directs the top National Forensic League chapter, with an army of over 300 students. Congratulations, Jon; you rock!