SUMMIT, NJ - The perennially uber-successful Summit High School School Speech and Debate Team is readying itself for another trophy-tastic season, and will host its annual 'Blast Off' event for prospective team members on August 26 and 27 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day.

Open to all students who are interested in competing, the gathering will feature team members discussing communication techniques, working within their chosen events, and bonding as a team. 'Blast Off' is not a requirement for team membership, but all are strongly encouraged to attend all or part of the two-day event.

'Blast Off' will be held at Summit High School in room 228. For more information about participating on the Hilltopper Speech and Debate Team, contact Anne Poyner at

Summit High School is located at 125 Kent Place Boulevard.