Speech Team Wins Awards in California Tournament

April 13, 2016 dbobo Blog
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Pictured are Speech Team Members (front L to R) Victoria Cruz, Katy Johnson, (back L to R) Coach Dr. Janice Ralya, Christian Holt, Stephen Walley, and Ford Brown.

The Jefferson State Speech Team competed with 63 other colleges at the Phi Rho Pi National Forensics Tournament in Costa Mesa, California on April 2-10.

Team members Ford Brown, Stephen Walley, Katy Johnson, Victoria Cruz and Christian Holt were among 450 students competing in drama, public speaking and debate events.

Katy Johnson was a Bronze winner in Speech to Entertain and Program Oral Interpretation. Victoria Cruz won Gold in Dramatic Interpretation and Bronze in Prose Interpretation.

In addition, Director of Forensics Dr. Janice Ralya received the Collie-Taylor Fellowship Award for Coaches.

For more information about the Speech Team and scholarship auditions, please contact. Dr. Janice Ralya (jralya@jeffersonstate.edu).