Speech and Debate Students Succeed at Tournament

Melanie Bengston and Renee Reyle of the Belmont Speech & Debate Team attended the 24th Annual Novice National Tournament at Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga.
Out of 40 debaters, Bengston and Reyle placed third and fifth, respectively in the Overall Individual Speaker Awards.
Bengston was named the Novice National Champion in Informative Speaking.
Belmont University won first place in Division III of the tournament.