October 17, 2013
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DR. FRED STERNHAGEN, associate professor, Communication Studies and Theatre Art, director of Forensics
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
STUDENTS PLACE IN SPEECH TOURNAMENT
The Concordia College speech team received second place at the “Jackrabbit Joust” tournament at South Dakota State University. There were 21 schools, representing six states that competed.
George Kueppers ’15, the son of Mike and Deb Kueppers, Spicer, Minn., took first place in speech individual sweepstakes. He also took first in After-Dinner Speaking and Prose, fourth in Poetry, fifth in Informative, and along with Krysta Hovendon ’15, took second in Duo Interpretation.
Cate Bruns ’15, the daughter of Richard and Christine Bruns, Shakopee, Minn., took fourth in Program of Oral Interpretation, sixth in After-Dinner Speaking and sixth in Impromtu.
Erica Floding ’16, the daughter of Mitch and Julie Floding, Eagan, Minn., took fifth in Persuasion.
Cameron Wintersteen ’17, the son of David and Carolyn Wintersteen, Moorhead, Minn., and Faith Mauriala ’17, the daughter of Phil and Karen Mauriala, Isanti, Minn., took third in Duo Interpretation.
Sophomore Alex Gray received second place in parliamentary debate individual sweepstakes. Gray and Joe Anderson’14, the son of Scot and Sharon Anderson, Albany, Ore., were semifinalists in Parliamentary Debate.
Concordia College is a four-year liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America offering more than 60 majors, including 18 honors majors and 12 preprofessional programs.