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Belmont Achieves Success at TN State Speech/Debate Tournament

On Feb. 19-20, the Belmont Speech and Debate team traveled to the Tennessee State Speech and Debate tournament on the campus of ETSU at Kingsport. Overall the team placed second in debate, third in individual events and second overall. Awards received were as follows:
Novice Debate: Sash Blevins & Emily Lico – Semi-Finalists
Open Debate:Tim Smith & Eric Schoen – Quarter-Finalists; Bethany Miller & Matthew Roberts – Semi-Finalists
Extemporaneous Speaking: Matthew Roberts – 6th place and 1st place novice competitor; Tim Smith – 5th place; Bethany Miller – 2nd place
Poetry Interpretation: Keayana Robinson – 5th place and 1st place novice competitor; Eric Schoen – 1st place
Dramatic Interpretation: Nicole Bright – 2nd place
After Dinner Speaking: Nick Yaksich – 5th place and 1st place novice competitor
Impromptu Speaking: Matthew Roberts – 6th place and 1st place novice competitor; Bethany Miller – 3rd place
Informative Speaking: Jaclyn Torrento – 1st place and 1st place novice competitor
Programmed Oral Interpretation: Matthew Roberts – 6th place and 1st place novice competitor; Eric Schoen – 3rd place
Communication Analysis: Tim Smith – 5th place; Matthew Roberts – 2nd place and 1st place novice competitor
Duo Interpretation: Eric Schoen & Sash Blevins – 6th; Nicole Bright & Nick Yaksich – 4th
Pentathlon (Top Overall Competitors): Eric Schoen – 6th place

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