LFCC Forensics Team Places 1st at Wilkes University Tournament

For Immediate Release:
February 11, 2015

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

On February 6-7, 2015 Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Forensics students participated in a speech/debate tournament at Wilkes University in Wilkes Barre, PA. LFCC placed first out of the six colleges attending.   This list below depicts awards won by the students:

* Parliamentary Debate Speaker 1st – John Riggs

* Parliamentary Debate 4th – Sunny Moore and Bekah Pennington: 6th – John Riggs and Andrea Groves

* Informative Speaking 4th – John Riggs

* Poetry 1st – Kelsey Owens 4th – Andrea Groves

* Prose 1st – Zack Almquist 2nd – Colt Scott 3rd – Andrea Groves 4th – Sunny Moore 6th – John Riggs

* After Dinner Speaking 2nd – Kelsey Owens 3rd – Bekah Pennington

* Impromptu Speaking 2nd – Colt Scott 4th – Michael Weimer 5th – Kelsey Owens

* Communication Analysis 3rd – Bekah Pennington

* Duo 2nd – Tiffany Riggs and Michael Weimer 3rd – Colt Scott and Zack Almquist 4th – Andrea Groves and Sunny Moore 5th – Kelsey Owens and Bekah Pennington

* Extemporaneous Speaking 1st – John Riggs

* Single Dramatic Interpretation 1st – Zack Almquist 3rd – Andrea Groves 4th – Sunny Moore 5th – Bekah Pennington

* Pentathlon (competitors competing in 5+ events) 1st – Bekah Pennington 2nd – Sunny Moore 3rd – John Riggs 4th – Kelsey Owens

Team Sweeps 1st – LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE!

For more information about the team, contact Professor Andrea Ludwick, at aludwick@lfcc.edu or 540-868-7194.

 

Pictured left to right:  Colt Scott (Strasburg), Sunny Moore (Linden), Zack Almquist (Mt. Jackson), Kelsey Owens (Clear Brook), Tiffany Riggs (Fort Valley), Bekah Pennington (Front Royal), John Riggs (Edinburg), Michael Weimer (Winchester), and Andrea Groves (Front Royal).

Pictured left to right: Colt Scott (Strasburg), Sunny Moore (Linden), Zack Almquist (Mt. Jackson), Kelsey Owens (Clear Brook), Tiffany Riggs (Fort Valley), Bekah Pennington (Front Royal), John Riggs (Edinburg), Michael Weimer (Winchester), and Andrea Groves (Front Royal).

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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.

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