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UA’s Speech and Debate Team are State Champs for Third Consecutive Year

The Speech and Debate Team with their awards.

By Brianna Cramer, Social Media Editor

February 20, 2018

The Speech and Debate team was led by Director and Coach, Mark Rittenour, and ended the tournament with an impressive score of 412, 300+ points above the teams who won second and third place. Cedarville University earned second place with 89 points, and Bowling Green State University won third with 86 po...

Speech team members showcase rhetorical skills

Junior Kelsey Jones performs a poetry interpretation.

By Samantha Hickey, News Editor

October 26, 2015

Members of the UA Speech and Debate Team presented an array of fascinating speeches last Wednesday, Oct. 21, to showcase their different strengths and give students performances unlike the primarily informative speeches of basic speech courses. Mark Rittenour, communications professor and speech te...