Truman Forensics Takes Second in Limited Entry Sweepstakes at Marshall University

Truman’s Forensic Union took home second place in Limited Entry Sweepstakes at the Seventh Annual Chief Justice and Pi Kappa Delta Southeast Province Tournament Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Marshall University, in Huntington, W.Va.
In addition to the team success, several individuals brought home awards. Senior Dillon Laaker was a quarterfinalist in Lincoln-Douglas debate and also received the award for sixth best debate speaker at the tournament. Sophomore Connor Stewart also took home a speaker award, placing fifth. Junior Anson Long-Seabra placed sixth in poetry interpretation. Freshman Jonathan Rogers placed sixth in novice impromptu speaking.  
The team will next take a short jaunt over to Lebanon, Ill., to compete in the inaugural City of Cedars Swing, hosted by McKendree University Nov. 14-15.   
Participation in the forensics program is open to any Truman student in good standing, regardless of prior speech and debate experience. For more information on how to get involved, visit or contact Christopher Outzen, director of forensics at, or Craig Hennigan, assistant director of forensics at  

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