Dawson Holder




Political Science and Economics


Flower Mound TX


Dawson Holder has previously competed in a Speech and Debate for four years. In high school, he engaged in Public Forum Debate, Original Oratory, Impromptu Speaking, Duo Interpretation, Duet Interpretation, Poetry Interpretation, and Dramatic Interpretation.  He became a semi-finalist  in Dramatic Interpretation at the TFA, he qualified in Duo and Duet Interpretation for the NIETOC tournament, he received 2nd place in Original Oratory and achieved the State Champion title in Solo Acting at the TAPPS 5A, he achieved State Champion status in Original Oratory at the TAPPS 5A, and he received NSDA Academic All-American status. Holder is thrilled to be joining the TCU Forensics Team and cannot wait to see what will come of his next four years. This year, Holder will be competing in Impromptu and Duo Interpretation. In his free time, he enjoys delving into a good book, binge-watching Hulu Originals, and studying musical theatre history through music.