The Cameron University Forensics team faced 2,000 entries from 80 colleges and universities across the U.S. at Pi Kappa Delta’s 2015 Biennial Convention and Tournament last week at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The event is a comprehensive tournament that recognizes excellence by awarding Superior Awards to competitors finishing in the top 10 percent in each event and Excellent Awards to competitors in the top 20 percent. Cameron’s competitors were richly rewarded for their efforts.
Alex Amos, Broken Arrow, received Superior Awards in Impromptu Speaking and Persuasion, as well as an Excellent Award in Extemporaneous Speaking.
Elizabeth Good, Tipton, earned a Superior Award in Discussion and an Excellent Award in Prose.
Jonathon Good, Tipton, earned a Superior Award in Broadcast Journalism and an Excellent Award in After Dinner Speaking.
Katelynn Wright, Geronimo, received a Superior Award in Dramatic Interpretation and an Excellent Award in Impromptu Speaking.
Nick Pasternak, Kansas City, Mo., received Excellent Awards in Broadcast Journalism, Persuasion, Extemporaneous Speaking and Open NPDA Debate, the latter with partner Danny McQuarters, also of Kansas City, Mo.
Savannah Price, Lavon, Texas, earned an Excellent Award in Interviewing.
Savanna Sanders, Madill, earned a Superior Award in Discussion.
The individual work of all Cameron team members – those listed above in addition to Cody Jackson, Lavon, Texas, led to outstanding sweepstakes award finishes. Cameron received Excellent Awards in Individual Event Sweepstakes, Debate Sweepstakes and Overall Combined Sweepstakes.
March 13, 2015