The Cameron University Forensics Team recently competed at the 14th Annual Border Wars tournament at Kansas Wesleyan University, facing off against competitors from 15 colleges and universities. The team finished fourth in Debate Sweepstakes, with numerous individuals earning top three rankings or better.
“The members of the Aggie forensics team continue to put in a lot of hours preparing for competition,” says Sarah Collins, Director of Forensics. “Their hard work has paid off, and we are already preparing for the next competition.”
In individual events, C.J. Rinock, Chattanooga, was named Top Novice in Dramatic Interpretation. Braydon Hunter, and Kristopher Mayfield, both of Okmulgee, teamed up to claim third place in Duo Interpretation. Mayfield also finished third in Poetry and second in Impromptu.
In debate, the team of Teague Fox, Tuttle, and Cody Jackson, Lavon, Texas, earned spots in the semifinals in NPDA debate. Mayfield partnered with Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Jacob Morrison for that event, finishing second. He also won first place in Pentathlon as well as first place in Individual Endurance, awarded to competitors who participate in both debate and individual events.
In individual debate sweepstakes, Jackson finished second and Fox placed third.
February 28, 2018