The Monument Publishing Team

In order to provide the best training possible for speech and debate competitors, Monument Publishing works closely with a team of writers, editors and managers to bring the best coaching possible to the next wave of competitors. Our team consists of parents, debate coaches, champion debaters, camp speakers and professionals.

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Contributors from 1998 through Season 18

Since 1998, Monument Publishing has gathered the best-of-the-best for developing source material for speech and debate competitors. Below is a history of the champion coaches and students involved.

Hall of Fame Competitors (#1 in the nation title owners of an event) are *asterisked* in the list below, kept current through 2015.

Policy Contributors

2017 (Season 18)
Vance Trefethen • Chris Jeub • Rob Parks • Harrison Durland • Katherine Baker • Paul Prentice • Jake Johnson • Emily Jensen • Tabitha Jeub

2016
Vance Trefethen • Chris Jeub • Rob Parks • Katherine Baker • Eric Meinering • Emily Jensen • Jeremiah Jensen • John Hall • Lucas Ebel • Anita Chen • Harrison Durland • Anna Little

2015
Chris Jeub • Vance Trefethen • Rob Parks • Stefanie Klaves • Eric Meinerding • Jeremiah Jensen • Emily Jensen • Jared Klimek*

2014
Chris Jeub • Vance Trefethen • Rob Parks • Lydia Childress • Emily Jensen • Jeremiah Jensen • Megan McKinley*

2013
Chris Jeub • Vance Trefethen • Rob Parks • Jonathan Edelblu • Jacob Dunning • Tyler Sarna • Simon Sefzik*

2012
Chris Jeub • Vance Trefethen • Matthew Baker* • Megan McKinley* • Rob Parks • Jonathan Edelblu • Nathan Jones

2011
Chris Jeub • Vance Trefethen · Chris Jeub · Matthew Baker* · Shane Baumgardner* · Rob Parks

2010
Chris Jeub • Matthew Baker* · Vance Trefethen · Rachel Blum* · Chris Jeub · Ben Davis · Stephen Roe* · Michael Bixby · Josh Craddock · Phillip Mayer* · Melanie Whitcomb · Caleb Kruse · John Ehrett* · Nicholas Bruno · Guthrie Leath · Stephen Menesick

2009
Chris Jeub • Vance Trefethen • Alexandra Hebdon · Brianna Edelblut · Chris Jeub · Cody Herche* · Gregory Rehmke · Jared Rixtine · Jennifer Newman · Josh Craddock · Leanne Livingston · Matthew Maker · Michael Bixby · Michael Winther · Nic Townes · Philip Mayer* · Renee Davis · Robert Parks · Ross Wesson · Stephen Menesick

1998-2008
Chris Jeub • Vance Trefethen • forewords written by Tom Minnery, Tim Echols, Eric Ludy, Jeff Myers, Michael Farris, and Christy Shipe

Lincoln-Douglas Contributors

2017 (Season 18)
Chris Jeub • Drew Magness • Mark Csoros • Joseph Abell • Chris Ostertag • Joel Erickson • Nathaniel Van Eeckhout • Benjamin Vincent • Ethan Tong • Tobias Park • Matthew Calderwood • Micah Chapman • Nathaniel Braswell • Thomas Sargent • Ciera Horton • Kaitlyn Butts • Shaylea Sawyers • Sydney Travis

2016
Joel Erickson • Travis Herche • Thomas Keith • Drew Magness • Chris Jeub • Benjamin Vincent • Chris Ostertag • Ryan Matlock • Nathaniel Van Eeckhout • Kylie McIntosh • Joseph Abell • Julie Powell • Vance Trefethen • Mark Csoros • Joshua Johnson • Adam Densmore • Kendall Jarboe • Chase Gittisarn

2015
Breanna Vincent • Chris Ostertag • Emily Erickson • Giselle Weiss • Joseph Abell • Levi Gulliver • Michael Tant • Peter Allevato • Peter Anderson • Scott Lowery • Will Martin • Adam Densmore • Benjamin Vincent • Christopher Larson • Gabe Hanson • Nathaniel Mullins • Travis Herche* • Tyler Belyeu • Will Martin

2014
Cheyenne Ossen • Matthew Erickson* • Rebekah Vehrs • Emily Erickson • Jewel Soiland • Joseph Abell • Noah Gray • Phillip Allevato • Travis Herche* • Zack Seals*

2013
Chris Anderson • Jesse Byrnes • Caleb DeLon* • Aaron Dykstra* • Matthew Erickson* • Thomas Gray • Benjamin Griffith* • Nick Harrington* • Drew Hepler • Travis Herche* • Ciera Horton • Elizabeth Jacobs • Zach Leoni • Melissa Lueken • Ashlyn Olson* • Michael Patton • Isaac Sommers • Michael Tcheau • Joshua Tey*

2012
Phillip Allevato · Lincoln Anderson · John Bateman* · Blaire Bayliss* · Lauren Blankenship · Caleb DeLon* · Matthew Erickson · Elizabeth Ertle · Luis Garcia* · Noah Gray · Chase Harrington* · Travis Herche* · Ashlyn Olson · Caleb Spencer · Michael Tcheau · Brooke Wade*

2011
Ethan Green* · Nick Kjeldgaard · Cynthia Jeub · Kaitlin Nelson · Jon Bateman* · Elizabeth Ertle · Isaac Sommers · Cody Herche* · Travis Herche* · Susanna Griffith · Brooke Wade* · Christian Fernandez · Shane Baumgardner* · Tony Mirasola · Matthew Mittelberg* · Benjamin Griffith* · Ashlyn Olson · Chase Harrington*

2010
Kaitlin Nelson* · Shane Baumgardner* · Rachel Seay · Chase Harrington* · Adam Nasser* · Travis Herche* · Susanna Griffith · Joanna Griffith · Jesse Byrnes · Mackenzi Siebert · Sarah Sanderlin · Samuel Johnson

2009
Adam Nasser* · Andrew Roblyer · Cody Herche* · Cynthia Jeub · Jesse Byrnes · Jon Chi Lou · Kaitlin Nelson · Kate Nagatani · Mackenzi Siebert · Michaela Seibert · Samantha Nasser · Shane Baumgardner* · Susanna Griffith · Travis Herche*

2002-2008
Chris Jeub • Kim Anderson

2001
Chris Jeub

Public Forum Contributors

2017 (Season 18)
Chris Jeub • Mike Wascher • Nicholas Robison • Mitchell Bonner

Extemp Contributors

2017 (Season 18)
Drew Magness • Mark Csoros • Rachel Donka • Chris Jeub • Nicholas Robison

2015
Chris Jeub • Rachel Donka • Ellen Densmore • Taryn Murphy • Drew Magness • David Ying

2015
Ellen Densmore • Rachel Donka* • Jordan Embree*

2014
RJ Martin* • Sabrina Cruz • Justin Holiman • Rebekah Vehrs • Evan Buck* • Clare Downing* • Graham Stacy* • Isaac Sommers*

2013
Evan Buck* • John Bush • Amos Chapman • Aaron Dykstra* • Trevor Heise • Cynthia Jeub • Hudson Jungck* • R.J. Martin • Megan McKinley • Ashlyn Olson* • James Pearce • Josiah Vehrs • Brooke Wade*

2012
Brooke Wade* • RJ Martin · Trevor Heise · Jonah Ortiz · Susanna Griffith · Alex Sargent · Danielle Kapke

2011
Shane Baumgardner* · Jon Bateman* ·  Susanna Griffith · Kaitlin Nelson · Brooke Wade* · Collin Ting · Joshua Minchin* · Nick Kjeldgaard · Dani Kapke · John Ehrett* · Joseph Martin · Trevor Heise

2010
Kaitlin Nelson · Shane Baumgardner* · Jesse Herche* · Ryan Herche* · John Ehrett* · Cody Herche* · Rachel Seay · Sam Hoel* · Jon Bateman · Chap Bettis · Joanna Griffith

2008-2009
Cody Herche

Interp and Platform Contributors

2015
Ellen Densmore • Riaz Lane • John Tofte • Hannah Miele* • Adam Densmore • Maggie Topper* • Alyssa Reid • Faith Froemming* • Leah and Sarah Busler* • Isabella Chow*

2014
Scott Weaver • Ellen Densmore • Micah Jeub* • Riaz Lane • Shane Roberts • Christopher Roberts • Brendan McKinley • Hope Suffelette • Karlyn Leander • Sara Harder

2013
Abby Davis • Aaron Dykstra* • Lydia Jeub* • Micah Jeub* • James Kuhlmann* • Chandler Lasch • Ollyvia Lim • Hannah Ruzicka • Zack Seals* • Susanna Sewall • Hannah Smith* • Hannah Socolofsky • Hope Suffelette • Thaddeus Tague* • Jacob VanNess* • Scott Weaver

2012
Andrea Johnson · Savannah Johnson · Anna Bryce · Annabelle Tague* · Brandon Douglas* · Caleb DeLon* · Chandler Lasch · Cheyenne Ossen · Curran McQuade · Hilarie Nelson · Kasey/Karlyn Leander · Lydia Jeub* · Mary Katherine Collins · Megan Mckinley ·  Micah Jeub* · Paul Grunder · Paul Rose* · Marian Tsang · Sara Nimori ·Sarah Peña* · Shannon Wade*

2011
Elena Trueba* · Cody Cessna* · Benjamin Griffith* · Kasey Leander* · Branden Yeates* · Hannah Smith* · Sara Nimori* · Marian Tsang · Ashlyn Olson · Lydia Jeub* · Matthew Mittelberg* · Joshua Tey

2010
Travis Herche* · Jesse Byrnes · Stephen Roe* · Abigail Jacobson · Tavi Davis · Jacob Aschmutat* · Benjamin Griffith · Nick Aquart · Sarah Klein · Emmalee Adams · Kaitlin Nelson · Kyle Schalin · Callan Yeates* · Branden Yeates* · Camille Weisman · Jon Bateman · Taelor Michehl · Lorran Powell · Shannon Powell* · Kelsey Crocket · Josh Craddock · Maggie McLinden* · Jon Friberg · Sarah Klein · Micah Webber · Lauren Blankenship* · Callan J. Yeates* · Christian Fernandez · Shannon Powell* · Caleb Taylor* · Nassir Aboreden* · Jonathan Krive*

Apologetics Contributors

2017 (Season 18) Membership
Luis Garcia* • Benjamin Vincent • Joseph Abell* • Taryn Murphy* • Zack Seals* • Katie Duffy • Christopher Larson • Maggie Topper* • Caleb Pena • John Bush • Joshua Johnson • Olivia Bowers* • Grant Garcia* • Chris Jeub

2015 Silver Book
Luis Garcia* • Benjamin Vincent • Joseph Abell* • Taryn Murphy* • Zack Seals* • Katie Duffy • Christopher Larson • Maggie Topper* • Caleb Pena • John Bush • Joshua Johnson • Olivia Bowers* • Grant Garcia* • Chris Jeub

2014 Silver Book
Luis Garcia* • Cynthia Jeub • Zachary Seals* • Chris Jeub

NCFCA and Stoa Editions (2013 editions)
Luis Garcia* · Cynthia Jeub

C.S. Lewis Edition (2010-2011 editions)
Luis Garcia* · Cynthia Jeub

Systematic Theology Edition (2009-2011 edition)
Chap Bettis


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