LFCC Forensics Team Places in Tournament

For Immediate Release:
March 7, 2012

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

Seven LFCC Forensics Team members received awards at the Collegiate Forensics Association Tournament held in Ocean City, MD, on March 2nd and 3rd .  As a team, LFCC placed 4th out of the 9 colleges and universities in attendance.  The following individuals were recognized:

  • ·         David Jezierski – 2nd place in Persuasive Speaking, Best in Persuasive Speaking for the Year;
  • ·         Derek Thomas – 1st place in After Dinner Speaking, Runner-up for Best in After Dinner Speaking for the Year, 5th in Dramatic Duo, Runner-up for Best in Single Dramatic Interpretation for the Year;
  • ·         Jim Rogers: 2nd place in Informative Speaking, Runner-up for Best in Informative Speaking for the Year;
  • ·         Chris Perry – 3rd in Dramatic Duo, 5th in Poetry;
  • ·         J.J. Dallmann – 3rd in Dramatic Duo;
  • ·         Debbie Baldwin – 3rd place in After Dinner Speaking, 4th place in Poetry, 5th place in Dramatic Duo;
  • ·         Stanley Lipinski – 6th place in Extemporaneous Speaking.

Members of the team (with their locality of residence) included Debbie Baldwin (Winchester), Anthony Coviello (Strasburg), J.J. Dallman, (Winchester), David Jezierski (Berryville), Stanley Lipinski (Middletown), Chris Perry (Stephens City), John Riggs (Woodstock), Jim Rogers (Front Royal), and Derek Thomas (Bluemont). 

In addition to LFCC, participating schools included Alderson Broaddus College, UNC Charlotte, Fayetteville State University, Randolph Macon College, Bloomsburg University, Methodist University, Shepherd University, and Morgan State University.


Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.