POWELL, Wyo. - The Northwest College Forensics Team took its last trip of the year Dec. 9-10 to compete in the first Wind River Invitational, hosted by Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
Only nine NWC students competed in the uniquely formatted debate-only tournament, placing third overall behind Casper College (finishing first) and Black Hills State University.
High finishers were Justin Rogers of Buffalo and Saige Smith of Powell who collectively took top honors in open parliamentary debate.
In speaker awards, Smith placed third, Rogers fourth, followed by Daniel Cariveau of Greybull in eighth and Alex Duvall of Gillette in 10th.
The NWC Forensics Team will cut its semester break short to host the Trapper Rendezvous High School Forensics Tournament Jan. 7 and 8.
They’re back on the road again Jan. 20 to compete in the Rimrock Classic at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Mont.