Recent debaters join staff of area state rep

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Former Lee College students and Mendoza Debate Society alumni Kyle Diamond and Josh Lyrock have accepted professional positions as Legislative Analysts for Texas State Representative Mayes Middleton (HD23). Diamond and Lyrock will assist Rep. Middleton on a variety of issues including education, criminal justice reform, law enforcement, and various matters of concern for much of the Lee College Service Area in Texas District 23/Chambers County.

Diamond, a 2018 graduate in Social Science, was a two-time IPDA Varsity Debate National Champion (2016, 2018) and two time IPDA Team Division Debate National Champion (2016, 2017), as well as a two-time James Madison Cup Finalist (2016, 2017). Lyrock, a Computer Science major from 2015-2017, was an IPDA Team Division Debate National Champion in 2017 and a James Madison Cup Finalist in 2017.