Forensics Facts

  • The CM Forensic Team was started by Brother William Regis Murphy in 1958 with students competing in interscholastic debates.  
  • The Catholic Memorial Forensic team has been gifted with more than 25+ Massachusetts State Champions since 1984. 
  • CM has had 150+National Catholic Forensic League Qualifiers and 18 National Forensic League Qualifiers since 1984. 
The team has been blessed with FOUR National Catholic Forensic League Champions:
  • John Didiuk – 1988 (Student Congress)
  • Matthew Maalouf – 1999 (Declamation)
  • Jhovani Vonleh - 2010 (Declamation)
  • Bradley Rowan – 2015 (Original Oratory)
  • Currently there are 60+ active members of this program who will compete in 16 tournaments this season in more than seventeen different categories.
  • ALL money raised from this event will go directly towards this program. Since 2000 the team has raised more than $400,000.

About Us

Catholic Memorial, the Christian Brothers School of Boston, prepares boys for college, manhood and a world full of unknown challenges, ambiguity and complex problems and the importance of relationships.


235 Baker Street
West Roxbury, Massachusetts 02132
Phone: 617-469-8000
Fax: 617-325-0888