Feb. 23, 2010
Webster University Forensics and Debate Team Wins Eight State Championships
Webster University's Forensics and Debate Team won several awards this past weekend at the annual Missouri State Forensic Association Championships, held at Webster University. Among the awards were eight state championships won by members of the team and the team as a whole, announced Scott Jensen, Director of Webster's Forensics program and a professor of speech communication studies.
Awards earned by the Gorloks this weekend include...
Team Individual Event Sweepstakes
Megan Goodrich, Nona Dalan Pentathlon
Megan Goodrich, Communication Analysis
Megan Goodrich, Programmed Oral Interpretation
Deanna Beaton, Prose Interpretation
Kim Runnion, Original Oratory
Kim Runnion, After-Dinner Speaking
Kim Runnion, Informative Speaking
2nd Place, Bob R. Derryberry Overall Team Sweepstakes
2nd Place, Deanna Beaton in Programmed Oral Interpretation
Semifinalists, Sean Lynn & Andrea Pepper, Novice Parliamentary Debate
4th Place, Justin Raymundo, Dramatic Interpretation
Quarterfinalists, Deanna Beaton & Megan Goodrish, Varsity Parliamentary Debate
Quarterfinalists, Melissa Uhl & Brittney Haas, Novice Parliamentary Debate,
Quarterfinalist, Shea Holland, Novice Parliamentary Debate
5th Place, Megan Goodrich & Deanna Beaton, Dramatic Duo Interpretation
5th Place, Meliissa Uhl, Prose Interpretation
Top Novice, Brittney Haas, Prose Interpretation
Next, the team heads to nationals in Minneapolis in mid-March and Goodrich, Beaton and Runnion will represent Webster at the National Individual Event Tournament in April in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.