Speech Team Excels at First Event of Semester

FSU’s speech team, Individual Events, dominated the competition at their first event of the year. Hosted at UCF, the competition had several categories including After Dinner Speaking, Impromptu Speaking, Informative Speech, and more. Below is the list of CCI students’ accomplishments:

  • 2nd  Place – Overall Sweepstakes
  • 1st  place – After Dinner Speaking – Sahara Lyon
  • 4th Place – After Dinner Speaking – Kaylie Williams
  • 1st Place – Extemporaneous Speaking – Brendan Gerdts
  • 3rd Place – Extemporaneous Speaking – Kayla Wood
  • 1st Place – Impromptu Speaking – Sahara Lyon
  • 2nd Place – Impromptu Speaking – Kayla Wood
  • 3rd Place – Impromptu Speaking – Brendan Gerdts
  • 4th Place – Program Oral Interp – Kaylie Williams
  • 4th Place – Informative Speech – Brendan Gerdts
  • 1st Place – Prose – Samantha Paradela

The debate and speech team at FSU, known as the Forensics Program, is one of the oldest student activities on campus. Dating all the way back to 1887, the debate and speech teams focus on developing skills in public speaking, leadership, critical thinking, time management, and advanced writing and research.

To get involved with the debate or speech team, visit their NoleCentral page.