State Champions!

Posted on February 19th, 2008 by

Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championships

February 16-17, 2008

 

Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State ChampionshipsFebruary 16-17, 2008The Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics team placed FIRST out of nine schools at the Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championships. The Gusties placed FIRST in eight of the twelve events, placing second in two others. The Gustavus Forensics team also was awarded the Greg Lapanta Quality Award. This award is based on the number of points earned divided by the number of slots entered. Gustauvs averaged 10.18 points per event entered. Mary Cunningham and Emma Moreau will represent Minnesota at the 2008 Interstate Oratorical Association National Contest, the oldest annual speaking competition. This marks the fourth consecutive year Gustavus will have a representative at the IOA National Contest. Gustavus has qualified both IOA National Contest slots for the second consecutive year.

 

Overall Team Sweepstakes

First:                 Gustavus Adolphus College = 499 points

Second:             Minnesota State-Mankato = 397 points

Third:                Concordia College = 144 points

 

Individual Sweepstakes

First:                 Emma Moreau

Second:             Mary Cunningham

Fifth:                 Christopher Hunt

Sixth:                 Kavan Rogness

Seventh:            Maria Siegle

Tenth:                Tasha Carlson

 

Final results:

ADS:

Christopher Hunt- 1st place

Phil Helt- 5th place

Communication Analysis:

Brittney Lovdahl-1st place

Phil Helt- 5th place

Duo:

Brittney Lovdahl/Tasha Carlson- 1st place

Kavan Rogness/ Alex Brakke- 2nd place

Paula Wiggam/Phil Helt- 6th place

Drama:

Emma Moreau- 2nd place

Kavan Rogness- 3rd place

Tasha Carlson- 4th place

Extemporaneous Speaking:

Austin Lafferty- 2nd place

Mary Cunningham- 3rd place

Maria Siegle- 6th place

Impromptu:

Emma Moreau- 1st place

Mary Cunningham- 2nd place

Maria Siegle- 5th place

Claire Sagstuen- 6th place

Informative:

Maria Siegle- 1st place

Mary Cunningham- 2nd place

Brittney Lovdahl- 4th place

Kavan Rogness- 5th place

Oratory:

Mary Cunningham- 1st place

Emma Moreau- 2nd place

Phil Helt-3rd place

Maria Siegle- 5th place

Poetry:

Christopher Hunt- 2nd place

Kavan Rogness- 3rd place

POI:

Emma Moreau- 1st place 

Christopher Hunt- 2nd place

Prose:

Tasha Carlson- 1st place

Kavan Rogness- 4th place

Emma Moreau- 6th place

Parliamentary Debate: Mary Cunningham & Claire Sagstuen

 

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