CORVALLIS, Ore. - Oregon State University's forensics team racked up impressive wins at the Coyote Classic Speech and Debate Tournament at The College of Idaho last week. The tournament featured schools from around the region, including Whitman College and Utah State University.
"This was our first year attending the tournament," said Mark Porrovecchio, director of the team. "It was great to compete against some of the schools that don't regularly make it to Oregon."
The list of wins started with individual speech events:
The team's rankings garnered them third place overall in the Sweepstakes Award for individual events.
The team's strong performance continued with the International Public Debate Association debate.
For their efforts, the team was recognized with second place overall in the Sweepstakes Award debate category.
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Mark Porrovecchio, (541) 737-8230