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Creighton Speech and Debate Team Takes First Place

The Creighton University Speech and Debate Team placed first in Team Sweepstakes at the Sleet and Snow Swing Tournament held at Concordia University Jan. 14-16.

Students competing at Concordia included: Nick Tanner, junior; Landon Ross, junior; Tiffanesha Williams, junior; Jessa Newby, freshman; Nathan VanWinkle, freshman; Westin Miller, sophomore; and Sarah Wolnisty, freshman.

Results of Parliamentary Debate were Tanner, third place; Ross, second place; and first overall, Tanner.

Results for Lincoln Douglas Debate were Williams, second place, and Tanner, first-place speaker and first-place overall.

Sleet individual results were:

  • Wolnisty, second in Extemporaneous Speaking and sixth in Informative Speaking.

  • Miller, fourth in Prose Interpretation; seventh in Rhetorical Criticism and fourth in Impromptu Speaking.

Snow individual results were:

  • Wolnisty, third in Extemporaneous Speaking and first in Persuasive Speaking.

  • Miller, first in Impromptu Speaking; fourth in Rhetorical Criticism, and third in Individual Sweepstakes.

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