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Forensics team traveling to national tournament in New York

March 19, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, the Northwest Nazarene University Forensics team will be traveling to the Pi Kappa Delta National Forensics Tournament and Convention at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

The team of NNU students will compete against 76 other colleges and universities from all over the country for five days of convention and competition. The competition is against all divisions and all schools, no matter the size or classification.

Students will present each of their speeches three times, compete in discussion and debate for six rounds and then attend business meetings for the organization.

One of those meetings is a province meeting lead by Brooke Adamson, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Director of Forensics at NNU. Adamson will be serving as Governor of the Great West at the conference.

NNU’s national team includes four students: Kedrick Glinski, Cas Littleton, Sam Moore and Alaina Uhlenhoff. This team is led by Brooke Adamson and adjunct Letha Quinn, who is the Assistant Director of Forensics.

After the team returns to Idaho, the department seniors and national’s team members will present at a Forensics Showcase on Monday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Harter Lecture Hall.

Seven students will present at this showcase: Kedrick Glinski, Austin Howard, Cas Littleton, Hollie Lytle, Sam Moore, Alexis Summers Horyza and Alaina Uhlenhoff.

This is a free campus event to honor the department seniors and highlight some of the speeches that were presented at the national tournament. Dessert will be provided.

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