Friday, November 12, 2004

The Fairmont State Speech Team brought home honors from the Wilcox Forensics Tournament at Marietta College on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7.

* Sara Baxa of Charleston competed in Prose and Impromptu Speaking. Baxa is a psychology major with a speech communication minor.

* Brad Fox of Davenport, Fla., competed in persuasive speaking. He is a speech communication major with a journalism minor.

* Steven McElroy of Fairmont, a theatre and speech communication major, won second place in poetry and fifth place in prose.

* Kyle Stewart of Shinnston, also a theatre major, won fifth place in dramatic interpretation and competed in prose.

Dr. Robert Mild, Professor of Speech Communication, and Dr. Francene Kirk, Assistant Professor of Oral Communication, coach the team, which competes several times during the academic year.