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Speech and Debate Team Continues Winning Streak

SpeechTeamBereaTournament.jpgBelmont’s Speech and Debate Team competed at the Berea/Cumberland swing tournament Oct. 23-30 in Berea, Kentucky. With 27 universities in attendance, Belmont won first place in the individual events division at both tournaments and placed second in the debate division (fourth overall).
Individual awards included the following:
Debate Awards
Andrew Bishop – 2nd place Overall Novice Speaker
Andrew Bishop / Mike White – 1st place Novice Debate Team
Wesley Rainer / Tyler Kimbro – Varsity Debate Quarter-Finalists
Team: 2nd place, Small School Division
University of the Cumberlands Events Tournament
Eric Schoen: Dramatic Interpretation, 4th place; Communication Analysis, 5th place; Duo Interpretation, 4th place; Pentathlon Competitor, 4th place
Kate Tully: Programmed Oral Interpretation, Top Novice; After Dinner Speaking, 5th place
Jaiden Phelps: Persuasive Speaking, Top Novice; Impromptu Speaking, Top Novice
Nicole Bright: Duo Interpretation, 4th place
Team: 1st place, Small School Division
Berea College Events Tournament
Nicole Bright: Programmed Oral Interpretation, 5th place; Duo Interpretation, 6th place
Jessica Plowman: Extemporaneous Speaking, Semi-finalist
Haley Wilson: Extemporaneous Speaking, Top Novice
Bethany Miller: Impromptu Speaking, Semi-finalist
Eric Schoen: Duo Interpretation, 6th place
Kate Tully: After Dinner Speaking, Top Novice
Team: 1st place, Small School Division

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