Fork Union Military Academy announced this week that Cadet Joshua James Henriques, a member of the Debate Team at Fork Union Military Academy, has qualified to compete in the state tournament in March in the Student Congress category. Students qualify to compete in the state championship by placing high enough individually in a qualifying meet. The state tournament is sponsored by the Virginia Catholic Forensic League and will be held on March 11, 2017 at Eastern View High School in Culpeper, Virginia. The top three finishers in each debate category will be eligible to compete in the national tournament.
Cadet Henriques is the son of Miguel and Pauline Henriques of West Nyack, New York. He is a junior and has attended Fork Union Military Academy since August 2013.