NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College forensics competitors traveled to Oklahoma over the weekend for the Sweetheart Swing Tournaments, Feb. 11-12.
The University of Oklahoma and West Texas A&M University (Canyon) hosted the tournaments on the OU campus in Norman.
Julia Miller, junior from Hesston, and Chris Riesen, junior from Beatrice, Neb., both had first-place finishes in the OU tournament, Feb. 11, in Persuasive Speaking and Prose Interpretation, respectively.
Also at the OU tournament, Aaron Rudeen, junior from Osage City, was third in After Dinner Speaking and Hank Unruh, sophomore from Newton, placed sixth in Extemporaneous Speaking.
At the West Texas A&M tournament, Feb. 12, Miller was second in Persuasive Speaking and Riesen fifth in Prose Interpretation.
Rudeen placed sixth in After Dinner Speaking and Miller also competed in Poetry Interpretation, taking sixth.