Communication Studies - Speech and Debate team success

dvc 2017 speech and debate team. Students smilling, standing, holding awards and trophy. Congratulations to the DVC Speech and Debate Team for their recent success over winter break!  The students braved the frigid conditions of the Midwest to compete in the “Hell Froze Over Swing” at Bradley University in Peoria, IL and took home the gold medal at the “Close to the Coast Invitational” at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA. 

Special congratulations to the top debate team, Miranda Konoplisky and Avangeline Balingit, for placing first in the Open Parliamentary Debate against the top schools in California.  Recognition also goes to Alan Fishman and Rebecca Camacho for making it to the bronze round, and to Miranda Konoplisky for being the tournament’s top speaker.  Go Vikings!