Published on: May 14, 2010LSC-North Harris Speech Team excels at National Competition
The Lone Star College-North Harris competitive speech team recently earned first overall in their division at this year's Phi Rho Pi National Speech Tournament. Members of the team garnered Individual Events Sweepstakes as well as Overall (Individual Events and Debate Events) Sweepstakes in the Hindman Division for small entries. More than 400 competitors representing 67 community colleges across the country traveled to New Orleans for the event.
Adriana Boyd placed third overall in the Top Speakers category by taking a Gold Award in Reader's Theater, a Gold Award in Programmed Oral Interpretation, a Gold Award in Poetry and a Bronze award in Speech to Entertain. She also received the Warren-Dahlin Fellowship Award for Students given to those who best exemplify the spirit of competition.
LSC-North Harrisí other student competitors also excelled at the competition. Derek Lloyd earned a Gold Award in Readerís Theatre and a Bronze Award in Prose. Earlene Luellen earned a Gold Award in Readerís Theatre and a Bronze Award in Poetry. Amanda Vennebush also earned a Gold Award in Readerís Theatre and a Bronze Award in Prose.
Wade Hescht, the Director of Forensics for LSC-North Harris, received the Collie-Taylor Fellowship Award for Coaches given to those who best exemplify the finest qualities of a Phi Rho Pi educator
Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, and a total enrollment of nearly 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.
Speech_Team.jpg caption: The LSC-North Harris competitive speech team recently earned first overall in their division at this year's Phi Rho Pi National Speech Tournament, including a third overall individual finish by student Adriana Boyd. (Left to right) Earline Luellen, Derek Lloyd, Wade Hescht, Director of Forensics for LSC-North Harris, Adriana Boyd and Amanda Vennebush.
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