Webster impresses at Derryberry Tournament

This past weekend Webster University’s Forensics Team competed at their first tournament of the year. And they impressed.

With only 4 competitors, Webster took 2nd place in Individual Events (IE) sweepstakes and 3rd place overall.

On the debate side, John Wallis and Sarah Hill placed 2nd in public forum debate.

For IEs:

John Wallis achieved: 1st place in extemporaneous speaking, 4th place in persuasive speaking, 3rd place in informative speaking, 2nd place in impromptu speaking, Quadrathon (2nd place) and the Bright Young Scholar (Individual sweeps for combined debate and IEs)

Laurel Kratz: achieved: 1st place in Communication Analysis, 4th place in extemporaneous speaking, 4th place in informative speaking, 5th place in impromptu speaking, 3rd place in Program Oral Interpretation, and 3rd Quadrathon

Sarah Hill achieved: 1st place in interviewing and 6th place in extemporaneous speaking.

Webster’s team looks forward to competing at the Missouri Mule Tournament October 18th-October 20th at the University of Central Missouri. The team also plans to have more competitors


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