The Speech and Debate Team puts in an impressive Fall
Fall 2014 Highlights
- Traveled the most students to most tournaments ever (busiest fall schedule ever!!)
- First place finishes at Ohio State and St Anselm College
- Outreach – providing assistance to students at Ithaca High School. The high school team has competed at four tournaments this fall with hopes of success at the state championships.
- Representation abroad – two students competed at University of Cork in Ireland over the Thanksgiving break and several competed at University of Toronto.
- Captured the bid to host the 2015 North American Universities next fall. (this year’s tournament had close to 100 teams from more than 25 schools)
- Outreach to Longview. Students performed an audience debate over the morality of selling organs for Longview residents.
For spring –
- Several more tournaments lined up.
- More students joining for spring.
- Hosting our tournament – The Sydney Landon Invitational and United States Universities Novice Nationals in early February. (last year’s tournaments was attended by around 200 competitors from 25 different schools)
Older news --
First place at Ohio State 12/6/2009
Ithaca wins at Cedar Crest 11/21/09
Team debates British National Team 09/24/09
Award for Forensics Inaugurated 04/13/09
Speech Team Shines 02/12/09
Early Success for Ithaca Speech Team 10/30/08
Debate Team Ends Successful Semester 12/14/07
IC Debates British National Team 09/28/07
Debater shines at Ohio State 12/06/05