Christopher Hacela

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Chris Hacela has top level speech and debate experience, including a very successful career at the collegiate level as a competitor for Irvine Valley College and Cal State Fullerton. He achieved numerous awards, including Gold Impromptu Speaker at the Beijing Foreign Studies Invitational, Silver Impromptu Speaker at the CCCSFA California State Tournament, and Semi-Finalist at the British Parliamentary Debate Invitational in Shanghai, China. Mr. Hacela has judged, coached, and competed in countless forensics events and tournaments. He brings extraordinary experience to the position. Joining Kudos from Day One of the Irvine Campus in 2012, now in his 4th year with Kudos, Chris has proved himself as effective an educator as he was a competitor. He has great rapport with the kids, is an excellent motivator, and has overseen tremendous growth in his students using the survey class curriculum. In February 2013, Chris also took on the head coaching position for the Irvine public forum team. In 2014, one more responsibility was added to Chris’ portfolio: Coaching the Speech Team in Temple City, in Extemp, Impromptu, and SPAR.


Christopher Hacela : Awards and Positions


Semi-Finalist British Parliamentary Debate Invitational                           Shanghai, China

Top Speaker Award/Bronze Medalist Cal State Fullerton Policy      Malibu, California

Gold Impromptu Speaker Beijing Foreign Studies Invitational             Beijing, China

Phi Rho Pi National Gold Medalist Phi Rho Pi Debate Tournament   Portland, Oregon

Silver Impromptu Medalist CCCSFA State Tournament                         Stockton, California

Captain of Speech and Debate Irvine Valley College                                Irvine, California

Vice President of Student Government Irvine Valley College             Irvine, California

Chris Hacela in class

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