The Linfield Forensics Team participated in the first tournament of the Season October 9-11 at Lewis & Clark College in Portland.
Eight competitors received awards, including five first place awards. More than 25 schools from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, and Louisiana participated in the competition, which featured 12 individual events as well as British-Parliamentary Debate.
Linfield’s awards included the following:
Kaitlyn Vannoy - 1st place in Forensics Criticism
Stephanie Heuser - 3rd place in Novice Prose
Kyle Helm - 1st place in Novice Prose
Nick Zimmers & Darren Valenta - 1st place in Open Duo
Chris Forrer - 4th place in Open ADS
Colin Jones - 2nd place in Open CA
Darren Valenta - 1st place in Open Prose
Kole Kracaw - 6th place speaker
Colin Jones - 1st place speaker
Kaitlyn Vannoy & Nick Zimmers - semifinalists
Colin Jones & Kole Kracaw - finalists