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Bethel College forensics earns honors at tournament

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LEE’S SUMMIT, MO. -- The Bethel College forensics squad brought home ten awards after three days of competition Oct. 29-31 at Longview Community College, including a first-place finish. Five members of the squad competed in the Central States Swing tournament against teams from 18 other colleges and universities.

In the first half of the swing, Lindsey Miller, a junior from Haven, placed first in dramatic interpretation. She also was seventh in extemporaneous speaking.

Also in the first half, Eric Stucky, a senior from Moundridge, placed second in prose interpretation, third in impromptu speaking and sixth in dramatic interpretation.

On the last day of competition, Miller placed second in informative speaking, fourth in extemporaneous speaking and fourth in dramatic interpretation. Stucky earned fifth place in impromptu speaking. Shannon Carey, a freshman from Moundridge, placed sixth in after-dinner speaking.

Also competing for the Bethel team were sophomores Robert Weaver, Wichita, and Ross Lehman, Bluffton, Ohio.

The Thresher squad will travel to Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Mo., Nov. 5-7.

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