TOPEKA, KAN. -- The Bethel College forensics squad brought home five awards after two days of competition at Washburn University, Feb. 5 and 6. Seven squad members competed against teams from 13 other colleges and universities at the Capital City Classic Tournament.
Eric Stucky, senior from Moundridge, placed first in impromptu speaking after receiving nearly straight first place rankings throughout the tournament.
Robert Weaver, sophomore from Wichita, placed fourth in impromptu speaking and sixth in rhetorical criticism.
In parliamentary debate, Lindsey Miller, junior from Haven, and Peter Miller, freshman from Haven, received an award for breaking into the quarterfinal round, where they lost on a 2-1 decision. Lindsey Miller also received a sixth place debate speaker award.
Also attendance were sophomores Kristin Watson-Drennen, Lyons, and Bethany McElhiney, Wichita, and freshman Veronica Mosqueda, Newton.
The Thresher squad will compete at the Sweetheart Swing in Norman, Okla., February 11-13.