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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

 

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?

- Impromptu?
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- What is a Blugold?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-The ability to fly so I could avoid traffic.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
John Lennon, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney, becuase even Ringo didn't like Ringo.

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?

- Duo and Rhet Crit
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- Is there an afterlife?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-Telepathy
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
Bayard Ruotin, Bell Hooks, and Adolf Hitler.

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?

- ADS, Impromptu, Persuasion, and Informative
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- Where is TUPAC?!
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-Power: Immortality, name: Keanu Reeves
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
Genghis Khan, Winston Churchill, and Prince.

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?

- Extemp!
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- Who killed chivalry?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-The power to be in more than one place at the same time; Mr. E.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
-My mom, dad, and sister because we don't get to do that enough anymore.

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?

- POI and a second DUO
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- What is the cafe serving today?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-Ability to breath underwater; Horse Man
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
- Neil Patrick Harris, the Pope, and John Phillips Suza.

Amy ChhunnAlly Thieme

What is your Major/Minor?
- Education major, Social Studies minor
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?

- Persuasion and Rhet Crit
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- How to be an adult.
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-If I were a superhero, I would want the ability to refill things and my name would be "How Convenient".
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
- 1. My mom, because she creates good conversations 2. Sara Bareilles, because she's an awesome musician 3. Oprah, because she's Oprah.

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?

- Anything that's not Interp
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- What is life? (totally different question...)
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-The power to talk to animals; Safari Sarah.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
- Reggie White, because he's my Packer idol, Clay Matthews, because he's my husband, and Lil' Bub, because he's adoreable.

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?

- Impromptu, and POI
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-If I was a superhero, my power would be to have the ability to heal very quickly. My name would be Velocity.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
-Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGenerous, and Katie Cassidy.

Elijah Freeman

What is your Major/Minor?
- Communication Journalism 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?

- ADS, Persuasion, and Informative
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- Where is Waldo?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-I would have mad ninja skillz. My name would be the Fist of Goodness.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
-Grover Cleveland, Morgan Freeman, and Karen Morris.

Benjamin Thompson Isaac - Webmaster

What is your Major/Minor?
- Communication Studies 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?

- Extemp!
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- Why does Klondike expect people to perform various tasks in order for them to earn an ice cream treat?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-I would have the ability to speak in front of a room of people competitively. My name? Ben I. Thompson
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
-My mother, father, and grandpa when they were my age.

Jake Wrasse

What is your Major/Minor?
- Journalism 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?

-I'm working on a Crit for this year, and can't wait to debut my new DI, "Bill Clinton: My Life, the Musical"
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
- Where did I park my car today?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-If I were a superhero, I'd probably be Prematurely Old Man; I'd chase kids off my lawn andgrowl at the grocery store cashiers. BUT, I'm 19 instead of 90.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
-Abraham Lincoln, Conan O'Brian, and Jose Andres. The first two because they're also tall and awkward, and Chef Andres so he can cook for us.

 


 

Sophomores

Nick Stamm

What is your Major/Minor?
- Public Relations major
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?

-Extemp and whatever events I discover!
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
-How can I find true calm?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-My name would be White Lightening and I could fly very fast.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
-Jesus, George Washington, and Will Ferrell. All very interesting people.

Louisa Strange

What is your Major/Minor?
-Criminal Justice major, Spanish minor
What is your Hometown?
-Shoreview, MN
Did you compete in High School? Which Events?
- Yes; Extemp Reading
What new events would you like to try?

-Any of the Interp events.
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
-What does Beyonce do in her spare time?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-I would be able to become invisible and my name would be Invisiblousia.
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
Conan O'Brian because he's goofy. Obama because he seems like a relaxed guy and has a good sense of humor. Charlie Hunnam because he is eye candy.

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?

-Maybe an Informative piece?
If you could answer any question, besides "What is the meaning of life?", what would it be?
-What is my purpose in life and why, where, how, who, what it will bring me to do with my life?
If you were a superhero, what powers would you have and what would your name be?
-"Turbenator", animal communicator/unicorn tamer
If you could invite three people (living or deceased) to a dinner party, who would you invite? Why?
-My future descendants to tell me about the future.

 


Freshman