Truman Forensics Team Competes at Gorlock Tournament

Feb 11, 2013 by     Comments Off on Truman Forensics Team Competes at Gorlock Tournament    Posted under: Press Releases

The Truman State University Debate and Individual Events team travelled to St. Louis University to participate in Webster University’s Gorlock Tournament.
The team returned with several awards in both categories.
Junior Myra Milam (Elkland, MO) ranked the top speaker overall at the Gorlock tournament, a mere one point from receiving a perfect score. Teammates junior Nick Gorman (Kansas City, MO), and sophomore Maddie Ebert (Omaha, NE) also ranked during the tournament at the varsity level. Gorman made it to the quarterfinals of Lincoln-Douglas debate, ranking 2nd speaker overall while Ebert took 9th speaker in varsity. Freshman Alex Gregory (Columbia, MO) ranked 3rd overall in the novice division in the semi-finals of novice Lincoln-Douglas debate.
In Individual Events Competition, Junior Arielle Long-Seabra (Blue Springs, MO) took multiple awards in three events. Long-Seabra ranked fourth in Prose, 3rd in Dramatic Interpretation, and 6th with duo partner sophomore Cody Caton (Lee’s Summit, MO). Freshman Dillon Laaker was a semi-finalist in impromptu speaking, and also paired with Alex Bisges for 5th place overall in duo interpretation.
The team travels to Bolivar, Missouri to compete in the 2013 Missouri Association of Forensic Activities state competition on February 15th. Goodluck Bulldogs!
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