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Thresher forensics has another successful weekend

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WARRENSBURG, MO. -- The Bethel College forensics team brought home eight awards after its latest competition, at Central Missouri State University Nov. 4-6. Five team members participated in the tournament, competing against teams from 14 other colleges and universities at the Missouri Mule Swing Tournament.

In parliamentary debate, Lindsey Miller, senior from Haven, and Cory Buchta, sophomore from Newton, advanced to quarterfinals and received quarterfinalist awards. Miller was named fourth speaker overall for debate.

During the first half of the swing tournament, Miller placed second in after-dinner speaking and fourth in informative speaking. Justin Shook, junior from Lyons, placed third in communication analysis.

On the second day of individual events competition, Miller placed fourth in informative speaking and fifth in after-dinner speaking, while Shook placed fourth in after-dinner speaking.

Also in attendance were sophomore Kristin Watson-Drennen, Lyons, and freshman Kristine Dumler, Moundridge.

The Bethel squad travels to Doane College and the University of Nebraska at Omaha Nov. 11-13 for another swing tournament.

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