LFCC’s Speech/Drama/Debate Team Brings Home Five First Place Awards

For Immediate Release:
October 22, 2014

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

On October 17-18, 2014, the LFCC (Lord Fairfax Community College) Speech/Drama/Debate Team travelled to Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to compete in the Collegiate Forensics Association’s first tournament of the year.

The team performed well and came home with five, first place awards.  In the overall team sweeps, LFCC placed fourth in competition with the following schools:  Bloomsburg University,  Fayetteville State University, Florida College, Furman University, Randolph-Macon College, and UNC Charlotte. 

The list below, depicts the LFCC team members and awards won:

  • Zack Almquist (Mt. Jackson, VA) – placed 5th in single dramatic interpretation
  • Kayla Duncan (Stephens City, VA) – competed in poetry
  • Sunniva Moore (Linden, VA) – placed 1st in single dramatic interpretation; placed 3rd in declamation
  • Kelsey Owens (Clearbrook, VA) – placed 1st in poetry; placed 3rd in persuasive speaking
  • Rebekah Pennington (Front Royal, VA) – placed 1st in informative speaking; placed 4th in single dramatic interpretation; placed 6th in declamation
  • Tony Salazar (Woodstock, VA) – competed in declamation
  • Derek Sawyer (Woodstock, VA) – competed in impromptu speaking
  • Colt Scott (Strasburg, VA) – placed 1st in prose; placed 1st in declamation 

For more information about the team, contact Professor Andrea Ludwick, at [email protected] or 540-868-7194.


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.