Posted on: February 27, 2020 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

On Saturday, February, the Moraine Valley Speech and Debate Team took home the first place Team Trophy at the Oakton Community College Speech Tournament. We are pleased to announce that every member of the team took home an individual award making our first place finish a true team accomplishment.  Some of the more notable accomplishments of the tournament include a 1st place finish in Informative Speaking by Andrew Kuntz and a 1st place finish in Persuasive Speaking by Nicole Dela Rosa. Shelby Woody took second place in the overall top speaker category being edged out by Caroline Carrier from Purdue University.

Team Results
1st Place – Moraine Valley
2nd Place – Purdue University
3rd Place – Northwestern University
4th Place – University of Wisconsin
5th Place – College of Lake County  

Individual Placings for Moraine Valley Students:
Shelby Woody: 4 Silver Medals 
Andrew Kuntz: 1 Gold Medal, 1 Silver Medal and 1 Bronze Medal
Julian Camacho: 1 Silver Medal 
Nicole Dela Rosa: 1 Gold Medal and 1 Silver Medal
Tyler Orel: 1 Silver Medal and 2 Bronze Medals
Robert Murillo: 1 Silver Medal and 1 Bronze Medal
Heather Worth: 1 Silver Medal and 1 Bronze Medal 
Noor Adaidah: 1 Silver Medal and 1 Bronze Medal