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Jimenez, Pierce pace Bronco Forensics at Kansas State Classic

Strong performances by Hastings College Bronco Forensics team members Jose Jimenez and Aaron Pierce led the Broncos to a third place finish overall at the 2013 K-State Classic hosted by Kansas State University on November 9-10, 2013. Jimenez, a senior from Lexington, Neb., finished first in the individual sweepstakes on the tournament’s second day, while Pierce, a sophomore from Cozad, Neb., finished second in the individual sweepstakes on the competition’s first day.

Additionally, the Broncos qualified four new events for the American Forensics Association-National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET). On the first day of the tournament, Jared Buskirk, a senior from Holdrege, Neb., qualified in Communication Analysis and Extemporaneous Speaking while Corbin Henk, a sophomore from Doniphan, Neb., qualified for nationals in Persuasion Speaking. On November 10, Tommy Hendrix, a sophomore from Omaha, Neb., qualified in Poetry Interpretation.

Individual results are below.

On November 16-17, 2013, Hastings College will co-host the 2013 Broncolope Swing with the University of Nebraska-Kearney. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Hastings College’s campus.

 

K-State Classic hosted by Kansas State University, November 9:

Ethan Richardson, a senior from Omaha, Neb.

6th place, Prose Interpretation

5th place, After Dinner Speaking

 

Buskirk

2nd place, Communication Analysis*

2nd place, Extemporaneous Speaking*

 

Jimenez

3rd place, Duo Interpretation with Eunice Adounkpe, a sophomore from Omaha, Neb.

2nd place, Poetry Interpretation

 

Miranda Klugesherz, a junior from Colorado Springs, Colo.

1st place, Prose Interpretation

1st place, Informative Speaking

 

Pierce

1st place, Impromptu Speaking

4th place, Extemporaneous Speaking

5th place, Dramatic Interpretation

 

Henk, a sophomore from Doniphan, Neb.

3rd place, Persuasion Speaking*

 

Teal Timperly, a sophomore from Lynch, Neb.

5th place, Duo interpretation with Tommy Hendrix, a sophomore from Omaha, Neb.

 

Hendrix

4th place, Poetry Interpretation

5th place, Duo interpretation with Hendrix

 

Adounkpe

3rd place, Duo Interpretation with Jimenez

 

Russell Heitmann., a freshman from Hebron, Neb.

2nd place, Persuasion Speaking

 

K-State Classic hosted by Kansas State University, November 10:

Jackie Lemmer, a senior from Chambers, Neb.

2nd place, Impromptu Speaking

 

Ethan Richardson, a senior from Omaha, Neb.

 4th place, Extemporaneous Speaking

5th place, After Dinner Speaking

 

Jimenez

2nd place, Duo Interpretation with Adounkpe

4th place, Dramatic Interpretation

2nd place, Poetry Interpretation

 

Klugesherz

1st place, Informative Speaking

 

Hendrix

4th place, Duo Interpretation with Timperly

6th place, Prose Interpretation

1st place, Poetry Interpretation*

 

Timperly

4th place, Duo Interpretation with Hendrix

 

Henk

5th place, Communication Analysis

 

Adounkpe

2nd place, Duo Interpretation with Jimenez

6th place, Dramatic Interpretation

4th place, Program Oral Interpretation

 

Heitmann

1st place, Persuasion Speaking

 

Kathryn Edwards, a freshman from Louisville, Neb.

5th place, Impromptu Speaking

 

*This event has qualified for the national tournament.

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