The Vol State Speech Team competed at the Murray State University 2011 Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament last weekend. Chanel Alford placed 9th in Novice Top Speaker Awards and the Team placed 5th in Novice Debate. On Saturday, the Speech Team competed in the Ruby Krider Tournament. Chanel Alford placed 3rd in Novice Persuasive. Ashley Wendt placed 3rd in Poetry. Additionally, the team placed 5th in Small entry. On Sunday, the team competed in the Alumni Open Tournament. Chanel Alford placed 1st in Novice Persuasive, Ashley Wendt placed 3rd in Novice Poetry, Breanna Tinch placed 4th in Novice Poetry and Joshua Moore placed 4th in Varsity Poetry. Overall the team placed 4th in Small entry.
Pictured left to right: In the front- Laura Myers, Christian Vail, Chanel Alford, Ashley Wendt, coach Donzetta Ketcherside. In the back- Joshua Moore and Breanna Tinch