LAWTON, OK. -- The Bethel College forensics squad earned four awards in its final tournament of the semester at Cameron University on Dec. 2 and 3. Eight members of the team competed against teams from 30 other colleges and universities at the Cameron Christmas Classic.
Lindsey Miller, senior from Haven, placed first in interpretation of holiday literature, an event only offered at the Cameron tournament, and third in informative speaking. Shannon Carey, sophomore from Moundridge, broke into semifinals in impromptu speaking, and Peter Miller, sophomore from Haven, broke into semifinals in extemporaneous speaking. Each received a semifinalist award.
Also competing for Bethel were junior Bethany McElhiney of Wichita, sophomore Cory Buchta of Newton and freshmen Jenna Boettger of Hesston, Ashley McDonald of Douglass and Allen Harpool of Moundridge.
This was the last tournament of the fall semester for the Thresher squad. They will next travel during the spring term.