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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Oct. 5, 2010

Northwest forensics team takes top spot at weekend competition

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest forensics and debate team took first place in the overall sweepstakes over the weekend at the Golden Eagle Scrimmage at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Ark.

Seventeen schools from five states competed in the event. Participants competed in a number of categories including public speaking, debate and oral interpretation.

Northwest team members who placed at the competition were:

The public is invited to watch the Northwest forensics team perform Thursday, Nov. 4, at its Fall Showcase in Wells Hall Room 117. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with performances beginning at 7 p.m.

The Northwest forensics and debate team is coached by David Nelson, instructor of communication, theatre and languages. For more information contact him at

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468