Miami forensics team places fourth in regionals

Miami University’s forensics team recently placed fourth out of 18 teams in a regional competition at Ball State University.  The team won against other notable programs such as Northwestern University, Ohio University and Ohio State University. Ian Hopkins, director of forensics, and Michael Storr, assistant director of forensics, coach Miami’s team.

Individual top results are:

Part 1 of the tournament:

1st Extemporaneous Speaking – Alex Nixon
1st Impromptu Speaking – Alex Nixon
2nd Persuasive Speaking  - Lauren Kindstrand
3rd Extemporaneous Speaking – Casey McDonald
3rd Novice Prose Interpretation – Allie Cin

Part 2 of the tournament:

1st Impromptu Speaking – Casey McDonald
1st Extemporaneous Speaking – Alex Nixon
2nd Impromptu Speaking – Alex Nixon
3rd Impromptu Speaking – Lainie Lynch
3rd Rhetorical Criticism – Evan Swhear