WKU Forensics Team wins Eastern Michigan tournament
- WKU Forensics
- Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
From left: WKU Forensics Team members Reginald Jefferson, Daliss Hicks and Joseph Eberle.
The WKU Forensics Team took first in sweepstakes at the Judy Sturgis Hill Tower Invitational hosted virtually by Eastern Michigan University Feb. 6-7.
At the Judy Sturgis Hill Tower Invitational, WKU finished ahead of Northwestern University, the University of Illinois-Chicago, Ball State University and Bradley University. On the way the win, WKU was able to qualify several students for the upcoming national tournaments.
The team will compete this weekend for a chance to win its 29th consecutive Kentucky Forensics Association Grand Championship.
Results from EMU #1 are as follows:
- Communication Analysis: Caitlyn Woitena of Houston, Texas, fifth.
- Dramatic Interpretation: Reggie Jefferson of Houston, Texas, second.
- Impromptu Speaking: Joey Eberle of Maple Grove, Minnesota, third.
- Informative Speaking: Rahmane Dixon of Houston, Texas, first.
- Persuasive Speaking: Derek Collins of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, second.
- Poetry Interpretation: Rickey Williams of Minneapolis, Minnesota, first.
- Program Oral Interpretation: Stefani Giles of Hodgenville, second.
- Prose Interpretation: Rickey Williams, first.
Results from EMU #2 are as follows:
- Communication Analysis: Corey Newsome of Morehead, first.
- Dramatic Interpretation: Reggie Jefferson, second.
- Impromptu Speaking: Joey Eberle, second.
- Informative Speaking: Rahmane Dixon, third; Emma Warnecke of San Antonio, Texas, fourth.
- Persuasive Speaking: Paige Allbright of Lafayette, Louisiana, first.
- Program Oral Interpretation: Stefani Giles, first; Corey Newsome, fourth.
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