March 14, 2009WVU Parkersburg forensics team captures third place overall in state competition.
CONTACT: Vicki Crooks, Forensics team advisor, 304-424-8229.
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West Virginia University at Parkersburg's forensics team captured third place overall in the state as well as third for individual honors at the West Virginia International Forensics Association competition.
WVU Parkersburg students who received individual honors included: Brittney Huffman who captured first place in programmed oral interpretation; first place in informative speaking, second in prose interpretation and second in impromptu speaking. Jon Corra received second place honors in after dinner speaking, fourth in programmed oral interpretation, and sixth in dramatic duo. Sarah Breeden placed sixth in both dramatic duo and prose interpretation.
The championship tournament was won by Alderson-Broaddus College's speech and debate team for the third consecutive year. The tourney was held in Philippi.
WVU Parkersburg's forensics team also participated in the Geneva College Forensics Tournament recently in Beaver Falls, PA. Ms. Huffman placed first in religious information speaking, first in impromptu speaking, and second in informative speaking.