Hastings College Bronco Forensics finishes second at home tournament

On the second day of the Bronco Bash collegiate speech tournament hosted by the Hastings College Bronco Forensics team and the team’s alumni, the current Broncos finished second. Trischia Ruekert, a senior from Beloit, Kansas, paced the Broncos on February 21 with first place finished in three categories: Communication Analysis, Persuasive and Extemporaneous Speaking.

Individual results are as follows:

Bronco Bash, February 20:

Ruekert: 2nd Place, Impromptu Speaking; 2nd Place, Communication Analysis; 3rd Place, Persuasive; 3rd Place, Informative

Dianna Rulon, a freshman from Arcadia, Indiana: 3rd Place, Extemporaneous Speaking; 7th Place, Communication Analysis

Austin Heinlein, a freshman from Hutchinson, Kansas: 1st Place, Dramatic Interpretation; 4th Place, Impromptu Speaking

Sabrina Maxwell, a freshman from North Richland Hills, Texas: 4th Place, Poetry

Carly Cremers, a freshman from Columbus, Nebraska: 3rd Place, Poetry

Carly Spotts-Falzone, a freshman from Wayzata, Minnesota: 1st Place, Poetry

Broncos Bash, February 21:

Eunice Adounkpe, a senior from Omaha, Nebraska: 6th Place, Impromptu Speaking

Ruekert: 1st Place, Communication Analysis; 1st Place, Extemporaneous Speaking; 1st Place, Persuasive; 3rd Place,Informative Speaking

Amanda Cox, a junior from Blue Hill, Nebraska: 5th Place, Prose; 6th Place, Program of Oral Interpretation

Caleb Merritt, a sophomore from Brookings, South Dakota: 2nd Place, Poetry

Kenzie Shofner, a sophomore from Maple Plain, Minnesota: 1st Place, Impromptu Speaking

Heinlein: 2nd Place, After Dinner Speaking

Spotts-Falzone: 4th Place, Poetry

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