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Speech Nowhere Near the Beach

Tue, 03/01/2016

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Speech and Debate Team won first place Overall Swing Sweepstakes at the Speech Nowhere Near the Beach Swing Tournament February 26-28, 2016. In addition to winning this top award at the tournament, the team also won first place Individual Event Sweepstakes in both tournaments of the Swing and won 1st place Overall Sweepstakes for the Prairie View A&M portion of the tournament. The two tournaments were hosted by Prairie View A&M University and Texas State University. This is the first time in team history that the UMHB team has won first place Overall Swing Sweepstakes at a tournament. A full listing of awards from the tournament is below. For more information, contact the coach, Kathy Owens, at kathy.owens@umhb.edu or at 254-295-5512.

Speech Nowhere Near the Beach—Prairie View A&M half
Mike Perry—Impromptu 1st, Persuasion 5th, and After Dinner Speaking 4th
Allison McKeown—Persuasion 1st and Informative 1st
Starr Rivers—Program Oral Interpretation 1st and Poetry 3rd
Kelzye Isham—Prose 5th
Carlee Skinner—Prose 4th and Program Oral Interpretation 2nd
Katie Stringer—Dramatic Interpretation 4th, Prose 3rd, and Program Oral Interpretation 3rd
Stephen Bedwell—Persuasion 2nd
Guillermo Lopez—5th Dramatic Interpretation
David Taylor—Impromptu 4th, Persuasion—6th
Team—Individual Events Sweepstakes 1st and Overall Sweepstakes 1st

Speech Nowhere Near the Beach—Texas A&M half
Mike Perry—Impromptu 1st, After Dinner Speaking 2nd, and Persuasion 6th
Stephen Bedwell—Impromptu 4th and Persuasion 4th
Carlee Skinner—Prose 4th and Program Oral Interpretation 3rd
Katie Stringer—Dramatic Interpretation 3rd
Guillermo Lopez—Dramatic Interpretation 5th
Starr Rivers—Program Oral Interpretation 1st and Poetry 1st
Allison McKeown—Persuasion 1st and Informative 1st
David Taylor—Persuasion 5th
Team—Individual Event Sweepstakes 1st and Overall Swing Sweepstakes 1st

College of Humanities and Sciences
Dr. Daniel Mynatt, Dean
dmynatt@umhb.edu
Address:  900 College Street | Belton, TX 76513
Phone: (254) 295-4143