Speech & Debate Team Places Fourth in National Tournament

Belmont’s Speech & Debate Team placed fourth in Division Two at the National Forensics Association tournament.  Junior Matthew Roberts advanced to the quarter-final round of Extemporaneous Speaking, ranking in the top 24 in the nation. Graduating senior Nicole Bright advanced to the semi-final rounds of both After Dinner Speaking and Prose Interpretation ranking in the top 12 in her events. Sophomore Megan Jack missed advancing to the quarter-final round of informative speaking by just one speaker point.