Pennsylvania High School Speech League
Susquehanna University serves as the Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) home office. The university plays host to the state competition each spring. Around 600 students visit campus for the two-day event.
The Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) was founded in 1961 at the Pennsylvania State University. Its overall purpose is to stimulate through educational competition an understanding and appreciation of all areas of speech. In addition, the PHSSL:
- Promotes various kinds of speech activities in high schools across Pennsylvania
- Assists schools in curricular and extracurricular speech programs
- Maintains a high quality of achievement
- Encourages the participation of many students instead of a few
The Pennsylvania High School Speech League Web Site