Last debate and speech tournament in Iowa city

Siri Mandava, Staff Writer

From March 7 to March 9 the Speech and Debate Team attended their last tournament of their season. They competed at the Iowa Forensics League State Tournament in Iowa City. Parul Srivastava ’19 and her partner Makenna Gregurek ’20 made it to Octofinals in Public Forum Debate, as did Akshaya Kumar ’20 and Taylor Siebert ’20. Morgan Alaimo ’19 placed 4th in Dramatic Interpretation, and Sierra Wicks ’19 placed 2nd in Program Oral Interpretation. Jake Wicks ’21 and S. Wicks made it into semifinals for Original Oratory. Trinity Olson ’21 placed 6th in Program Oral Interpretation, and Ashley Marsh ’21 placed 6th in Prose. Gregurek also made it into semifinals in Spontaneous speaking. This was also Parul Srivastava’s last debate tournament.