Hattiesburg Forensics has earned the Leading Chapter Award in the Magnolia (MS) District. This coveted honor, based on student participation throughout the school year, is the highest recognition a school can received from the National Speech and Debate Association. Only the top school in accumulated members and degrees per district earns this designation each year. This award reflects 399 members and degrees over the past 5 years. The award will be presented at the Magnolia District Tournament.