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Speech and Debate Team Wins Honors at Recent Competitions

While the campus buzz has been centered around the presidential debate, the Belmont Speech and Debate team has also been buzzing with two recent competitions held at Volunteer State and the University of Alabama. Several student competitors made it to the finals in the following events:
Volunteer State
Debate Semi-Finalists: Sara Page & Tim Smith
Overall Debate Speaker: Tim Smith, 5th place
Extemporaneous Speaking: Paxton Williams, 7th place; Roxy Muscharefeia, 6th place; Sara Page, 4th place; Tim Smith, 1st place & Top Novice
Impromptu Speaking: Tim Smith, 6th place; Sara Page, 4th place & Top Novice
Prose Interpretation: Leslie Eiler, 4th place; Eric Schoen, 1st place & Top Novice
Programmed Oral Interpretation: David Corbari, 2nd place
Duo Interpretation: Eric Schoen & Leslie Eiler, 1st place & Top Novice
Informative Speaking: Sara Page, 7th place & Top Novice
University of Alabama (no debate offered)
Duo Interpretation: Leslie Eiler & Eric Schoen, 1st place & Top Novice
After Dinner Speaking: Meredith Day, 4th place
Dramatic Interpretation: Meredith Day, 6th place
Impromptu Speaking: Leslie Eiler, Top Novice
Extemporaneous Speaking: Sara Page, Top Novice