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KC Forensics takes 4th in CLC Invitational

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

The Kishwaukee College Forensics Team posted an impressive fourth place finish in the College of Lake County Invitational held from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. 

“Finishing fourth overall at the CLC Tournament is excellent,” Chase Budziak, Kishwaukee College director of forensics, said in a news release. “The three teams that placed ahead of us – Moraine Valley, Harper College and College of DuPage – all have teams with 20 or more students. We took six students. This was really an impressive showing for us!”

The CLC Invitational had 15 colleges competing. Besides the overall fourth place finish, Kishwaukee College team members earned several individual honors. Ai Lambogo and Tyler Beall placed second in Duo Dramatic Interpretation; Tyler Beall placed second in Poetry Interpretation; Anna Miner and Jimmy Clark placed third in Parliamentary Debate; Anna Miner placed second in Informative Speaking and fourth in Impromptu Speaking; Jimmy Clark placed fourth in Extemporaneous Speaking; Ryan Newquist placed third in Informative Speaking.

Members of the forensics team who competed in the CLC Invitational were: Ai Lambogo (team captain), Jimmy Clark, Ryan Newquist, Tyler Beall, Anna Miner and Micayla Skonie. The Kishwaukee College forensics team is coached by Chase Budziak, director of forensics, and Kacy Abeln, assistant director of forensics.

“All the members of our team have really worked hard all semester and it was great to see it pay off in our last tournament of the fall,” Budziak said in the release. “This success will provide momentum and confidence as we head towards the spring competition season and the National Tournament in Los Angeles in April. This is an exciting time for forensics at Kishwaukee College!”

For more information on forensics at Kishwaukee College, call Chase Budziak at 815-825-2086, ext. 6057, or email chase.budziak@kishwaukeecollege.edu.

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