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The Speech and Debate Team with their awards.

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

The University of Akron Speech and Debate Team competed at the Ohio Forensic Association State Championship this past weekend at Bowling Green State University and won their third consecutive state championship.
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...

Junior Kelsey Jones performs a poetry interpretation.

Speech team members showcase rhetorical skills

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...

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