Boge first Bronco speaker to qualify for 2016 national tournament

In his first year competing on Hastings College Bronco Forensics team, Andrew Boge, a sophomore from Johnston, Iowa, became the first Bronco of the year to qualify for the 2016 American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament. Boge earned his ticket to the tournament in Florida with a third place finish in Informative Speaking at the Buff/Cat Invite hosted by Kansas State University and West Texas A&M on October 3.

On October 4 – the tournament’s second day — Carly Spotts-Falzone, a freshman from Wayzata, Minnesota, also qualified for nationals with a 3rd place finish in Dramatic Interpretation.

Full results follow.


Saturday, October 3rd Results

Kathryn Edwards, a junior from Louisville, Nebraska:  3rd, Communication Analysis

Spotts-Falzone: 2nd, Dramatic Interpretation

Boge: 1st, Informative Speaking


Sunday, October 4th Results

Spotts-Falzone and Boge: 6th, Duo Interpretation

Boge: 3rd, Extemporaneous Speaking

Spotts-Falzone: 3rd, Dramatic Interpretation

Caleb Merrit, a sophomore from Brookings, South Dakota: 4th, Dramatic Interpretation

Edwards: 1st in Impromptu Speaking

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