Debate Team Members Place in Tourney

Monday, November 07, 2005

The Fairmont State Intercollegiate Debate team recently competed in the Collegiate Forensic Association Fall Tournament held at Shepherd University.

Team Captain Chris Sharps, a senior from Peytona, W.Va., compiled a perfect 7-0 win/loss record to win the Lincoln Douglas debate portion of the tournament. Heather Musgrove, a sophomore from Fairmont majoring in political science, placed third in tournament. Janelle Piercy, a mechanical engineering major from Weston, W.Va., placed fourth.

Also competing in the tournament were Shawn Wiley, a freshman liberal studies major from Sarver, Pa., and Christina Cottrill, a senior mechanical engineering major from Point Marion, Pa. Other members of the team are Terry Meeks, a junior sociology major from Barrackville, and Stephen Sundahl, a freshman political science major from Fairmont. The team is coached by Kim Korcsmaros.

For more information about the team, e-mail Korcsmaros at