June 23, 2024

Adrienne Brovero Named National Coach of the Year

Adrienne Brovero, head debate coach at UMW, was honored with the Ross K. Smith National Coach of the Year Award from the National Debate Tournament. The award, given annually at the Wake Forest University intercollegiate debate tournament, is reserved for exceptional teachers who advance the forensic art.

Brovero received this distinction during a ceremony on Friday, November 11 at Wake Forest University.

Tim O’Donnell talks about the significance of the award in the press release from Thursday, Nov. 17.


About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.


  1. Teresa Kennedy says

    Congratulations, Adrienne! So well deserved!!!! Go get ’em. (Did I mention the sword from West Point for my office??)