The University of Kentucky Forensics Team travelled to Owensboro Community and Technical College in Owensboro, KY to compete in the BBQ Capital of the World speech and debate tournament. This two day tournament featured competition from eleven other universities and colleges from around the southeast region of the country.
UK Forensics spoke and debated their way to a 2nd place finish in the overall team sweepstakes for the entire weekend! The following individual successes contributed to the team’s strong performance at this tournament:
Individual Sweepstakes 5th place – Zach Shinall
After Dinner Speaking 1st place – Diante Elcock 4th place – Zach Shinall 6th place – Stephanie Winkler Top Novice – Diante Elcock
Drama Interpretation 4th place – Diante Elcock
Extemporaneous Speaking 1st place – Zach Shinall 2nd place – Sam Northrup 2nd Top Novice – Brynne Reilly
Impromptu Counseling Top Novice – Diante Elcock
Impromptu Speaking 4th Place – Zach Shinall 6th place – Sam Northrup
Persuasive Speaking 5th place – Brynne Reilly 7th place – Sam Northrup 2nd Top Novice – Nathan Calloway
Parliamentary Debate 1st place – Logan Hurley and Zach Shinall
Parliamentary Debate Speakers 4th place – Zach Shinall 10th place – Logan Hurley
The University of Kentucky’s next competition will take place in Lexington, KY at Transylvania University December 6th-7th. Go Cats!