Arya Mirza

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Arya debated for 4 years at Edina High School, qualifying to TOC twice, and serving as a student coach senior year. She has debated in late elimination rounds at several national tournaments, notably reaching semifinals at The Milo Cup and Dowling Catholic Paradigm. She has also been a debate captain for two years, co-founding Edina Debate Camp, and mentoring younger debaters to competitive success on the Minnesota circuit. Beyond her team, Arya is on the cabinet of Beyond Resolved, a nonprofit that aims to increase equity in speech and debate. Additionally, as the Minnesota director of Fremont Debate Academy, she has created low-cost youth debate programs in districts across the state.