This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.

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

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