Jeanne Gilbert honored by MIFA with NFHS Award

New roles and new personnel for MIFA

I am extremely happy to report that Becca Weissman has joined us as MIFA's bookkeeper. She takes over the email address that Kim Potocki used for a long time. If you have questions about invoices or payments, Becca is the one to contact.

AmazonSmile makes donating to MIFA painless

We participate in the AmazonSmile program whereby 1/2% of all qualifying Amazon purchases will be delivered directly to the MIFA bank account. It costs you nothing. You shop like you always do and MIFA benefits. PLEASE, if you ever shop at, just follow this link to instructions on how to help MIFA.

Tax deductible contribution to general fund


Each dollar you give means we are that much closer to another event, another scholarship and a more vital organization. We thank you for your help. These funds go directly into the general fund for operations of the organization. MIFA is a non-profit charity organized under section 501(C)3 of the IRS code.


The Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association promotes education-based middle and secondary school speech and debate activities and interscholastic competition as a means to develop a student’s lifelong skills and values, as well as the public’s awareness of the value of speech, debate, and communication education.

As an organization, the Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association embraces diversity, interconnection, and visionary leadership while fostering a greater sense of community. We empower students to become proficient communicators, ethical individuals, critical thinkers, lifelong learners and leaders in a democratic society.