October Tournament Irvine Valley College

Friday, October 12, 2012, 10:00 am - Saturday, October 13, 2012, 7:00 am
Irvine Valley College

The PLNU Speech and Debate Team competed at the Irvine Valley College Tournament with almost twenty colleges and universities  Friday October 12 and Saturday October 13th.  Here are a few of the results for this tournament.  Although no school sweepstakes were awarded at this tournament, Point Loma had a strong showing, and was probably one of the top three colleges or universities in the overall tournament.  Here are some of the specific honors won by our students.


Debate Speaker Awards:

• Mac Andrews – 4th Place Senior Division
• Haley Courtney – 5th Place Senior Division
• Emily Shaffer – 9th Place Senior Division
• Daniel Robert Spencer – 1st Place Junior Division
• Brandon West -  4th Place Junior Division
• Josh Gilbert – 6th Place Junior Division
• Hannah Andrade – 7th Place Novice Division

Parliamentary Team Debate:

• MacLean Andrews and Haley Courtney – Bronze Medal Senior Division
• Stephanie Haas and Emily Shaffer – Bronze Medal Senior Division
• Christopher Danks and James Wilson – Bronze Medal Senior Division
• Daniel Robert Spencer and Claire Schalin – Silver Medal Junior Division
• Joshua Gilbert and Brandon West – Bronze Medal Junior Division
• Mallory Grismer and Brittany Simmons – Bronze Medal Novice Division

Individual Events:

• Sydney Awakuni – 5th Place Open Extemp
• Brandon West – 4th Place Open Persuasion
• Christopher Danks – 3rd Place Open Impromptu
• Stephanie Haas – 5th Place Open Impromptu
• Frank Daniel – 4th Place Open Informative
• Josh Gilbert – 2nd Place Open Informative
• Haley Courtney – 3rd Place Open Dramatic Interpretive (no final round)