Bronco Forensics finishes fourth at K-State tourney

Going into its Thanksgiving break, the HC Bronco Forensics team qualified three more events for the American Forensics Association-National Individual Event Tournament (AFA-NIET). While competing at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., from November 10-11, Jared Buskirk, a junior from Holdrege, Neb.; Trevor Brass, a senior from Lincoln, Neb.; and Hannah Davis, a senior from Grand Island, Neb., all added events to their nationals’ schedule.

Overall, Hastings College took fourth place the team sweepstakes, finishing above the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which took fifth.

Saturday, November 10

Jared Buskrik, a junior from Holdrege, Neb.        2nd Place, Extemporaneous Speaking
                                                                                      2nd Place, Informative Speaking*
Trevor Brass, a senior from Lincoln, Neb.         1st Place, Extemporaneous Speaking
Amanda Cargile, a senior from Devine, Texas     3rd Place, Dramatic Interpretation.
Hannah Davis, a senior from Grand Island, Neb.     Semifinalist, Prose Interpretation

Sunday, November 11

Miranda Klugesherz, a sophomore from Colorado Springs, Colo.
                                                                                     1st Place, Program of Oral Interpretation
                                                                                     Semifinalist, Prose Interpretation
Buskirk                                                                       4th Place, Extemporaneous Speaking
Brass                                                                         2nd Place, Impromptu Speaking*
Davis                                                                         3rd Place, Prose Interpretation*

The Broncos will take a break to refresh and polish new events for the University of Nebraska-Kearney’s Outer Limits Swing on December 1-2.

*This event has now qualified for the national tournament.

Note to Media: For more information, contact Dr. Kittie Grace, Director of Forensics, at (402) 461-461-7385.

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