Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Saddleback Speech & Debate Team on a Roll - Places Third at 2011 Ray Dahlin Tournament

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Rancho Santa Margarita - The Saddleback Forensics Team continues to bring home the hardware, having placed third at the 2011 Ray Dahlin Tournament held at Grossmont College in El Cajon, California.

 “We are incredibly proud of how our students performed at the Ray Dahlin Invitational. So far, Saddleback has been a top 3 finisher at every tournament attended so far. The students and coaches are working hard as we prepare for State and Nationals in April”  stated Lucas Ochoa, forensics team coach.

And the Winners are:

Extemporaneous Speaking
4th place, Robert Mayer
3rd place, Matthew Porter

Informative Speaking
5th place, Emily Hanson
4th place, Yamah Karim
3rd place, Madison Dixson

Persuasive Speaking
4th place, Anneke Pyle
2nd place, Brooke Howell

Communication Analysis
2ND place, Andrew Ronquillo

Dramatic Interpretation
7th place, Danielle Page
3rd place, Derek Demerjian

The Saddleback Forensics Team started in the 1970s and prides itself on offering students the ability to create innovative arguments for future writing and speaking engagements to strengthen their critical thinking skills, and to better communicate with others.

Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit www.saddleback.edu and for Fine Arts information, please visit www.saddleback.edu/arts.  

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