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    Students Medal at Virtual Forensics Tournaments

    Three University of Scranton students won medals at two competitive, collegiate forensic tournaments, which took place virtually in the October.
    November 2, 2020

    Three University of Scranton students won medals at the two virtual, collegiate forensic tournaments hosted by Seton Hall University in October. The students competed as part of The University of Scranton Speech and Debate Team, a co-curricular student organization.

    Scranton was among 15 colleges participating in The Ed Leonard Invitational Tournament, which was held on Oct. 24. At the virtual tournament, Emma Barber, a sophomore women’s and gender studies from Chatham, New Jersey, was awarded third place in After Dinner Speaking. Sarah Hazelrigg an advertising and public relations major from West Long Branch, New Jersey, was awarded fourth place in After Dinner Speaking. Caitlin Connallon, a sophomore communication major from Cranston, Rhode Island, was awarded seventh place in Program Oral Interpretation.

    The University was among 22 colleges participating in the Southern-Northern Atlantic Forensics Union Tournament (SNAFU), No. 2, on Oct. 25. The same three University students won awards at this tournament. Barber was awarded fourth place in After Dinner Speaking. Hazelrigg was awarded sixth place in After Dinner Speaking. Connallon was awarded seventh place in Program Oral Interpretation.

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