BGSU Forensics & Debate Team Kicks off Season with a Win

BGSU Forensics & Debate Team Kicks off Season with a Win
This past weekend the Falcon Forensics Team kicked off the 2010-11 season with a win at the Ohio Forensics Association Fall Tournament at Ohio University – Zanesville Campus. Participating were Heidelberg University, Malone University, Muskingum University, Cedarville University, Marietta College & BGSU with a combined 56 individual entries. BGSU received honors in 100% of our 23 events, with all team members earning an award. The team also earned 1st place ranking in 10 of 11 events. BGSU Falcon Forensics Results:
Informative Speaking
1st place Nicholas Blaine

Persuasive Speaking
1st place Nicholas Blaine
2nd place Jacob Redfern

Communication Analysis
1st place Katharine Hodgdon
2nd place Nicholas Blaine

After Dinner Speaking
1st place Brigid Randolph
2nd place Erin Veller

Extemporaneous Speaking
1st place Nicholas Blaine
3rd place Jacob Redfern
6th place Mandy Montgomery

Impromptu Speaking
1st place Jacob Redfern
4th place Erin Veller
6th place Samantha Kirsch
7th place Brigid Randolph

DUO Interpretation
1st place Erin Veller/Samantha Kirsch

Prose Interpretation
1st place Erin Veller
2nd place Shirley O’Nan
4th place Samantha Kirsch
6th place Brigid Randolph

Poetry Interpretation
1st place Katharine Hodgdon

Program Interpretation
2nd place Jacob Redfern

Dramatic Interpretation
1st place Samantha Kirsch
2nd place Katharine Hodgdon

The Falcon Forensics Team next heads to James Madison University in two weeks for our first away tournament. Falcon Forensics is a co-curricular undergraduate program offered through the School of Media & Communication, Department of Communication.

Paul Wesley Alday
Director of Forensics, Speech & Debate

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