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Feb 21 – Feb 23, 2020
 
Denver, CO

Northwest College traveled 8 students to Denver, Colorado for the Western States Communication Association Convention Tournament on February 21-13. As a team, NWC finished 1st among 2-year institution, 2nd overall, and won the Best in the West traveling trophy (the first time a community college has ever won). In addition to competition in the tournament, students were able to attend the Western States Communication Association conference, with Aidan Hunt presenting in the student showcase and participating in the panel discussion on Feb. 22.

Individual Events Results:

Bossan Abdyyeva – 3rd place open and 2nd place junior duet (with Novosiltseva)

Nasheil Del Rosario – 2nd place junior program oral interpretation

Lorna Gage – 4th place open drama, 1st place junior persuasion

Abigaile Grubb –1st place junior Informative speaking, 1st place junior communication analysis, 4th place junior poetry

Aidan Hunt – 2nd place open drama, 1st place junior drama, 4th place junior program oral interpretation

Brendan Kachnowski – 4th place open prose, 1st place junior prose, 3rd place open drama, 1st place junior poetry, 2st place open duet and 1st place junior duet (with Mader), 1st place junior program oral interpretation

Tanya Novosiltseva – 2nd place junior duet (with Abdyyeva)

Mariah Mader – 2nd place open and 1st place junior duet (with Kachnowski), 5th place junior program oral interpretation

Debate Results:

Nasheil Del Rosario – 8th speaker junior NPDA

Lorna Gage – 9th speaker overall NPDA, 3rd speaker junior NPDA

Abigaile Grubb – 2nd speaker overall NPDA, 1st speaker junior NPDA

Aidan Hunt – 5th speaker junior NPDA,

Brendan Kachnowski – 3rd overall IPDA, 1st junior IPDA

Mariah Mader – 6th speaker junior NPDA

Tanya Novosiltseva – 8th speaker overall NPDA, 2nd speaker junior NPDA

Abigaile Grubb and Nashiel Del Rosario – 1st place junior NPDA

Aidan Hunt and Tanya Novosiltseva – 2nd place junior NPDA

Lorna Gage and Mariah Mader – 3rd place junior NPDA

 

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