Palomar Griffin Swing Grossmont College
On Friday part of the PLNU Speech and Debate team competed in the Palomar College Speech Tournament, held at Grossmont College. This event did not offer any debate. PLNU won Third Place school sweepstakes in the University division behind only Arizona State University and Cal State University of Long Beach. The following specific honors were won, including a Third Place Overall Tournament Speaker for Griffith Vertican.
Individual Events Awards:
April Griffin: 6th Place Open Rhetorical Criticism
Ashley Nuckels: 6th Place Open Prose Interpretation
Justin Thompson: 5th Place After Dinner Speaking
Griffith Vertican: 1st Place Open Extemporaneous, 3rd Place Open Persuasion, 5th Place Rhetorical Criticism