The WKU Forensics Team placed first in sweepstakes at the Harvest Festival, a virtual tournament hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Nov. 7.

At the tournament, WKU placed ahead of Arizona State University, South Dakota State University and the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

The team will compete this weekend at two virtual tournaments: The Fall District VI National Qualifying Tournament and The Illinois State University “Redbird.”

Results from the Harvest Festival are as follows:

  • After Dinner Speaking: Kelly Lingen of Lakeville, Minnesota, first.
  • Dramatic Interpretation: Corey Newsome of Morehead, first.
  • Extemporaneous Speaking: Madelynn Einhorn of Oakwood, Ohio, first.
  • Impromptu Speaking: Andre Swai of Springfield, Missouri, fifth.
  • Persuasive Speaking: Amanda Langford of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, first; Autumn Howard of Hendersonville, Tennessee, third.
  • Poetry Interpretation: Stefani Giles of Hodgenville, first.
  • Prose Interpretation: Kelly Lingen, third; Rashon Leday of Lafayette, Louisiana, fourth.

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