CSU, Chico News

Forensics Students Take Home Tournament Awards

Date: 03-03-2015

Sarah Langford
Public Affairs
Sue Peterson, Director
Speech and Debate

Two members of California State University, Chico’s speech and debate team earned awards at the Northern California Forensics Association’s Spring Champs tournament at City College of San Francisco Feb. 21-22.

Justin Flick earned a bronze award in the Lincoln-Douglas debate and Adrianna McCain took first place in the novice after-dinner speaking event and third place in the novice prose-interpretation contest.

Twenty-five colleges and universities competed, including Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, and the University of Nevada, Reno. Seven student team members and three coaches attended from CSU, Chico.

The team will next compete in Pi Kappa Delta National Honorary Society’s national tournament hosted at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, March 5-8.

CSU, Chico’s speech and debate team is supported by campus Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) fees. For more information about the team, please contact Director Sue Peterson at sepeterson@csuchico.edu or 530-898-4771.