Speech Team Wins Nine State Championships

by Sync User | Feb 19, 2013

This past Saturday, the speech team placed second over-all at the Indiana Forensic Association’s State Tournament and won nine state championships in individual events.

Marian University also won the Quality Award for the highest points scored per number of entries.

Marian University students placed among the top six competitors in all of the 18 events. Complete results appear below.

 Name Event 
 Michael Baumann State Champion in Rhetorical Criticism
State Champion in Programmed Oral Interpretation
State Champion in DUO Interpretation
Second Place in in Varsity Informative Speaking
Second Place in Varsity Poetry Interpretation
Sixth in Varsity Impromptu Speaking  
Amber Ferrari  Third in Varsity Prose Interpretation
Second in After Dinner Speaking
Fifth in DUO Interpretation
Dante Fratturo  State Champion in Varisty Poetry Interpretation 
Fifth in Varsity Informative Speaking
Sixth in Programmed Oral Interpretation
Sixth in DUO Interpretation 
 Cora Harrison State Champion in After Dinner Speaking
Second in Varsity Persuasive Speaking
Third Place in Rhetorical Criticism 
Fifth in DUO Interpretation
Julia Kelb  Fourth in Novice Informative Speaking
Fifth in Novice Prose Interpretation 
Alecia Kissel State Champion in Varsity Prose Interpretation
State Champion in DUO Interpretation
Second in Varsity Dramatic Interpretation
Third in Varsity Poetry Interpretation
Fifth in Rhetorical Criticism 
Michael Kubancsek  Second in Novice Extemporaneous Speaking 
David Martin  State Champion in Varsity Persuasive Speaking
Third in Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking
Fourth in Varsity Prose Interpretation
Fifth in After Dinner Speaking  
Christina Molinari  Sixth in DUO Interpretation 
Christian Suau  State Champion in Novice Prose Interpretation
State Champion in Novice Dramatic Interpretation
Second in Novice Impromptu Speaking
Third in Novice Persuasive Speaking
Fifth in Novice Poetry Interpretation 

For more information about Marian University’s Speech Team, please contact Dr. George LaMaster at george@marian.edu or 317.955.6215.   

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