Trischia Rueckert, a junior from Beloit, Kansas, finished second in the individual sweepstakes both days of the Dragon-Loper Rodeo forensics tournament held November 1-2, 2014, in Hutchinson, Kansas. Rueckert’s performances at the tournament, sponsored by Hutchinson (Kansas) Community College and University of Nebraska- Kearney, helped the Bronco Forensics team finish third on both days of the competition.
A few members of the Bronco Forensics team traveled to Peoria, Illinois, for the 67th LE Norton Memorial Tournament hosted by Bradley University. The tournament featured 40 teams and more than 200 competitors. In this environment similar to the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET), Miranda Klugesherz, a senior from Colorado Springs, Colorado, advanced to semi-finals in After Dinner Speaking.
Saturday, November 1 at the Dragon-Loper Rodeo
Sierra Walker, a senior from Gering, Nebraska 3rd, Impromptu Speaking
2nd, Extemporaneous Speaking
Jess Ayers, a senior from Newcastle, Wyoming 6th, Extemporaneous Speaking
Corbin Henk, a junior from Doniphan, Nebraska 3rd, Communication Analysis
5th, Prose Interpretation
Rueckert 1st, Communication Analysis 2nd, Informative Speaking
4th, Impromptu Speaking
5th, Extemporaneous Speaking
Teal Timperley, a junior from Lynch, Nebraska 4th, Program Oral Interpretation
Michaela Wright, a sophomore from Colorado Springs, Colorado
2nd, Persuasive Speaking
Sunday, November 2 at the Dragon-Loper Rodeo
Walker 2nd, Extemporaneous Speaking
Ayers 1st, Extemporaneous Speaking
Henk 6th, Impromptu Speaking
3rd, Communication Analysis
Ruecker 1st, Communication Analysis* 2nd, Informative Speaking
2nd, Impromptu Speaking
Timperley 3rd, Prose Interpretation
6th, Dramatic Interpretation
4th, Program Oral Interpretation
Wright 5th, Persuasive Speaking
Next weekend, Bronco Forensics will travel to Manhattan, Kansas, for the Kansas State University Alumni Tournament.
*This event has qualified for the AFA-NIET.