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UW-Eau Claire Forensics Takes First Place in State Championships
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MAILED: March 6, 1997

EAU CLAIRE - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Forensics Team placed first for the fifth year in a row Feb. 28-March 1 at the Wisconsin Collegiate Forensics Association State Championships held at UW-River Falls.

Jenny Reel, a senior Spanish major from Wausau, was named champion in Extemporaneous Speaking, Impromptu Speaking and After Dinner Speaking. Reel placed third in Individual Sweepstakes

Roshelle Amundson, a junior communication major from Eagle River, was named champion in Duo Interpretation (with Stacy Janisch), Prose Interpretation and Program Oral Interpretation. Amundson placed second in Individual Sweepstakes

Jennifer Sunstrom, a senior communication major from Appleton, was named champion in Oratory (Wisconsin Representative to Interstate) and Communication Analysis.

Melanie Miller, a sophomore mathematics major from Anoka, Minn., was named champion in Poetry Interpretation.

Stacy Janisch, a sophomore communication major from Maplewood, Minn., was named champion in Individual Sweepstakes.

Libby Height, a sophomore political science major from Anoka, Minn., broke an all-time record for Eau Claire as the first student to break finals in all 11 events throughout her two-year collegiate career.

Overall, team members from UW-Eau Claire won a total of 29 out of the 60 awards at the tournament, scoring more points than the rest of the state combined.

UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Updated: March 25, 1997