Danny Haider earned a $500 scholarship for placing first in Oakland and Macomb County in the Voice of Democracy Speech-Writing Competition, sponsored by the Veteran of Foreign awards.
Haider will compete January 22 at the state competition for the opportunitiy to earn an additional $1,000 scholarship.
A member of the UAIS state and nationally recognized debate team, Haider has earned several top honors for speaking and writing skills. Other honors include:
- Varsity Legislative Debate: State Tournament 2013 2nd Place; Regional Championship 1st Place 2012; Dexter Tournament Varsity 1st Place 2013
- Forensics--Impromptu Speaking: MIFA State 2013 Championship 4th Place
- Michigan Japanese Quiz Bowl: 1st Place in State Division 1 2011; 2nd Place in State Division 2 2012
- National Merit Scholar Semifinalist