The debate team members are among the highest academic achievers at Strake Jesuit. Nearly all of the SJ Debaters have been selected for the National Honor Society.
The majority of the SJ debaters have earned the Strake Jesuit Honor Roll and the Principal’s Honor Roll, and have earned 2nd Highest Honors. Several debaters have also been awarded with the Highest Honors for Academic Excellence. An example of academic excellence occurred in 2023 where 9 of the top 15 were on the debate team.
SJ Debaters are members of the Key Club, Symphonic Orchestra, SJ Band, Young Democrats, Young Republicans, Stats Club, Crusader Crew, and the Magis newspaper, as well as numerous other sports and activities.