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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Nov. 8, 2010

Forensics team places third at Central Missouri tournament

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest forensics team took third place in the individual events sweepstakes Nov. 5-6 at the University of Central Missouri Mule tournament.

Carl Stafford, a sophomore speech and theatre education major from St. Louis, earned a fifth place finish in pentathlon. To qualify, he needed to participate in five events that included a platform speech, limited preparation and performance.

Stafford also placed first in dramatic interpretation, sixth in impromptu and sixth in after-dinner speaking.

Other top finishers were:

The Northwest f orensics and debate team is coached by David Nelson, instructor of communication, theatre and languages. For more information contact him at dnelson@nwmissouri.edu.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Media Relations Specialist
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

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