Forensics Team performs well in tournament

Forensics Team performs well in tournament

BU's Forensics (speech and debate) Team recently placed fourth out of eight schools at the Collegiate Forensic Association’s Annual Winter Tournament held in Charleston, S.C. Neil Strine, director of forensics, participated in the tournament as the Bloomsburg judge.

The following students won individual awards:

  • Nicole Pagliaro - first place in Single Dramatic Interpretation of Literature, second place in Lincoln Douglas Debate, in Poetry and in the Pentathlon Award, fifth place in Dramatic Duo with Lindsay Bower and sixth place in Extemporaneous Speaking.
  • George Specht - third place in Parliamentary Debate with Scott Kenyon, fourth place in Impromptu, fifth place in Extemporaneous Speaking and sixth place in Parliamentary Debate Speaker.
  • Lindsay Bower - fourth place in Communication Analysis, fifth place in Prose, in After Dinner Speaking and in Dramatic Duo with Nicole Pagliaro.
  • Scott Kenyon - third place in Parliamentary Debate with George Specht and in Dramatic Duo with Christopher Mullen, fourth place in Parliamentary Debate Speaker.
  • Christopher Mullen - third place in Dramatic Duo with Scott Kenyon.

The BU Forensics Team is open to all BU students and meets every Tuesday, 5 p.m., in Bakeless Center 303. Contact Strine by e-mail for details.