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The Team

Welcome to the Team Page! Check out the decades of Blugold history all leading up to the current 2011-2012 team.

22 years in a row, Wisconsin State Champions!

The 2013-14 Senior, Stephen Fong!

Freshman at NFA!


The 2013-2014 Blugold Forensics Team

Seniors

 

Tess Drager

What is your Major/Minor?
- Communications Major, English Minor
What is your Hometown?
- Saint Peter, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes, prose, drama, extemp, and poetry.
What new events would you like to try?

-I would love to try CA and ADS.
What are you most excited for this season?
-I am excited for everything but I can't wait to see some amazing performances.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"How Did I Get Here?"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Llamas or owls, they are fascinating creatures!

Caitlyn Duley - Vice President

What is your Major/Minor?
- Public Relations Major
What is your Hometown?
- St. Michael, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes, Creative Expression
What new events would you like to try?

-ALL of the interp. LOL.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Ending my 9 years of Forensics speech on a high note.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Don't Worry About It"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-An inform on the life and death of the great and poweriful Joan Rivers.

Demetrius Evans

What is your Major/Minor?
- Liberal Studies and Women's Studies
What is your Hometown?
-Chicago, IL
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- No
What new events would you like to try?

-POI duo
What are you most excited for this season?
-To go out with a bang!
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Pay It No Mind!"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-POI on dystopian films.

Jake Stendahl - President

What is your Major/Minor?
- Public Relations
What is your Hometown?
- Forest Lake, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Prose, Extemp Reading, Duo, and DI
What new events would you like to try?

-Imp, pers, ADS
What are you most excited for this season?
-Portland, Oregon
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Bro-Lo El Cunado"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Time travel and infidelity

Nathan Ejuwa - Historian

What is your Major/Minor?
- Public Relations major, French minor
What is your Hometown?
-Eagan, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; DI, Duo, Prose, Poetry, and Oratory
What new events would you like to try?

-POI
What are you most excited for this season?
-Falling in love with my pieces.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Main Character"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Understanding/perspective

 

Juniors

Alex Brown - Program Assistant

What is your Major/Minor?
- Actuarial Science
What is your Hometown?
-St. Michael, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Prose, Duo, and Humor
What new events would you like to try?

-Anything!
What are you most excited for this season?
-Perfecting my walk for PA transitions.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Man Boy"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-The trials and tribulations of math lovers.

Sarah Doege

What is your Major/Minor?
- Communication Studies major, Environmental Science and French minors
What is your Hometown?
-St. Charles, IL
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Nope
What new events would you like to try?

-Whatever I'm allowed to try.
What are you most excited for this season?
-My topics...!
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"The Adventures of Jungle Cat Sarah and Her Jungle Prowls"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Spicy chicken nuggets!

Heidi Feyereisen - Social Chair

What is your Major/Minor?
- Social Work major
What is your Hometown?
-Roberts, WI
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Prose, Persuasion, Solo Acting, Farrago
What new events would you like to try?

-All, but extemp.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Applying myself. Kicking ass.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Come to My Office - Watch the Laundry"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-The issues with insurance companies.

Elijah Freeman

What is your Major/Minor?
- Communication Studies and Political Science majors
What is your Hometown?
-Ladysmith, WI
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Extemp and Public Address
What new events would you like to try?

-Interp (Zach and Cody duo with Nick)
What are you most excited for this season?
-Growing further as a speaker and competitor.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Reading, Writing and Ranting"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Microbeads... oh, wait.

Benjamin Thompson Isaac - Webmaster

What is your Major/Minor?
- Communication Studies-Rhetoric major, Psychology minor
What is your Hometown?
-Chaska, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Duo and Poetry.
What new events would you like to try?

- CA and ADS!
What are you most excited for this season?
-Doing my very best to constantly improve each and every week.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"No Hyphen"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-A tall guy with a goatee.

Jake Wrasse

What is your Major/Minor?
- Communication Studies-Rhetoric major, Political Science minor
What is your Hometown?
-Durand, WI
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Radio, Four-Minute, Oratory, and Public Address
What new events would you like to try?

-DI, because I'm all about that Drama life.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Honing in my "Blue Steel" stare during final rounds.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Biography of Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln's Lovechild"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-A poetry about the stigma surrounding hair gel and its uses.

 


 

Sophomores

Ameririta Chhunn

What is your Major/Minor?
- Elementary Education and Social Studies majors
What is your Hometown?
-Rochester, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; original oratory.
What new events would you like to try?

-ADS, crit, informative, and persuasion.
What are you most excited for this season?
-The oodles of fun to be had.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"A Pathetic Self-Help Book Fanatic"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Things my mom says.

Suri Pourmodheji

What is your Major/Minor?
- Mass Comm (Advertising) major, Political Science minor
What is your Hometown?
-Milwaukee, WI
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Radio.
What new events would you like to try?

-Crit.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Competing.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Fab."
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Lady Gaga.

Nick Stamm

What is your Major/Minor?
- Undecided
What is your Hometown?
-Waunakee, WI
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; three years in Radio and a bit of Impromptu.
What new events would you like to try?

-ADS, crit, ... duo.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Trying new events and constantly improving.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Blue Eyed, Blonde Hair, Bombshell"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Secret agent man spy novel.

Taylor Turben

What is your Major/Minor?
-Communicative Sciences and Disorders major, poss. French minor
What is your Hometown?
-Milton, WI
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Duo, Group Interp, Special Occasion
What new events would you like to try?

-CA, poetry, and ADS.
What are you most excited for this season?
-I'm excited for the season to start and to not be clueless.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Turbenator: The Bomb Dot Com"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Hedgehogs.

 


Freshman

Megan Bauer

What is your Major/Minor?
- Spanish Education major, TESOL and Language Studies minors
What is your Hometown?
-Inver Grove Heights, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; prose, poetry, informative, humorous, creative expression, and duo
What new events would you like to try?

-POI and ADS
What are you most excited for this season?
-Trying new categories, meeting new people, and growing as a speaker.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Awkwardly Alright"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Being true to yourself.

Sydney Tupy

What is your Major/Minor?
- International Business major
What is your Hometown?
-New Prague, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; prose for all four years, and dramatic interpretation senior year.
What new events would you like to try?

-Drama, duo, POI, impromptu, ADS, and poetry.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Being a part of a team who is engaging and ready for the season.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Bravado"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-A strong character who is politically powerful.

Danielle Wagner

What is your Major/Minor?
- Elementary Education and Spanish majors
What is your Hometown?
-Chanhassen, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; informative.
What new events would you like to try?

-Informative, persuasion, CA, and ADS.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Meeting new people and forming my reputation in college forensics.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Live, Laugh, Love..."
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-Our materialistic society is leading to unhappy people.

Heather Weise

What is your Major/Minor?
-Psychology major (Pre-Med)
What is your Hometown?
-Rib Lake, WI
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; prose, farrago, group interp, and solo acting serious.
What new events would you like to try?

-Prose and DI.
What are you most excited for this season?
-Attending a tournament and adjusting to the differences.
What would the biography of your life be titled?
-"Head in the Clouds"
If you could write/perform and piece, what would it be about?
-A serious piece, possible murder or depression.