Liam graduated from West High School in Iowa City in 2012. He participated in policy debate throughout high school and won two national championships, the Tournament of Champions and the National Forensics League National Tournament with Jeffrey Ding as his partner. He currently serves at West High as an assistant debate coach.
Liam is a Junior at the University of Iowa, with a double major in Political Science (B.A.) with a focus on political communication, and Economics (B.S.) with a focus on public policy. He continues to participate in collegiate debate. Last year he and his debate partner finished in the top 16 in the country at the collegiate National Debate Tournament.