Upper school debate teacher and communication studies chair Adam Nelson recently received a first diamond degree of membership from the National Forensic League (NFL). Nelson earned this recognition by acquiring a total of 1,513 points on Feb. 28. Students coached by Nelson have earned more than 15,130 points to date. With this milestone, Nelson has earned the privilege of wearing a diamond-set NFL key or pin. He will be recognized in June at the Lincoln Financial Group/NFL National Speech and Debate Tournament in Kansas City, Mo.