West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive Parkersburg WV 26104
Phone: 304-424-8203 | Fax: 304-424-8315
WVU Parkersburg takes third place overall in state forensics tournament.
CONTACT: Barbara Harris, speech instructor and forensics coach, 304-424-8229.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg's forensics team took third place in individual events and overall team sweeps at the annual state tournament of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Forensics Association.
Participants included all state colleges and universities involved in intercollegiate forensics. The competition was held Feb. 24-25 at Shepherd University.
In the competition categories, WVU Parkersburg students and their honors included: Duo Dramatic Interpretation: Brittany Huffman/Kaleb Smith - first place, and Jon Corra/Adam Heflin - fourth place; Poetry: Brittany Huffman - first place; After Dinner Speaking: Adam Heflin - second place, Jon Corra - third place, and Brittany Huffman - fifth place; Program Oral Interpretation: Brittany Huffman - first place; Impromptu: Jon Corra - fifth place; Informative Speaking: Brittany Huffman - third place, Rebecca McClung - fourth place, and Jenny Metz - fifth place; Single Dramatic Interpretation: Brittany Huffman - fourth place; Prose Interpretation: Brittany Huffman - first place, and Kaleb Smith - fourth place; Persuasion: Jon Corra - sixth place; Pentathlon, Overall Speaker: Brittany Huffman - first place.
Team members also adding to the team sweeps points included Jane Eyberg and Candi Jacenkiw. Parkersburg's forensics team is coached by Barbara Harris, instructor of speech.