Bloomsburg University’s Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team recently placed third out of 10 schools at the CFA Harold Cox Speech and Debate Tournament at Wilkes University. All five of the BU student competitors won speaking awards.
- Joshua Hooks - first, Impromptu Speaking
- Arrista Voorhees second, Communication Analysis; fourth, informative Speaking; seventh, impromptu Speaking Jayleen Alvarado: sixth, Persuasive speaking; sixth, Informative Speaking; fifth, Dramatic Duo with Anna Scott
- Anna Scott - fifth, Persuasive Speaking , fifth, Dramatic Duo with Jayleen Alvarado
- John Munchel – third, Single Dramatic Interpretation, fourth, Extemporaneous Speaking, sixth, Impromptu Speaking
Harry C. “Neil” Strine, Director of Forensics, served as a Speech and Debate Judge and ran the Extemporaneous Speaking Preparation room at the tournament.
(L-R) Neil Strine, Arrista Voorhees, Anna Scott, John Munchel, Jayleen Alvarado and Joshua Hooks.