Two CoJMC students earn first-place honors in Big Ten speech and debate tournament

Two CoJMC students earn first-place honors in Big Ten speech and debate tournament

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 6:00pm
2015 UNL Speech and debate team
2015 UNL Speech and debate team

Daniel Wheaton, Toni Karaus, Reece Ristau and Linsey Armstrong of the College of Journalism and Mass Communication helped the University of Nebraska-Lincoln speech and debate team earn its fourth Big Ten title. Karaus and partner Josiah BeDunnah placed first in duo interpretation and Karaus placed first in poetry interpretation.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln speech team earned its fourth-straight Big Ten championship at the Conference Challenge Tournament, Jan. 31 to Feb. 1 at Northwestern University.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln led the field with a two-day point total of 165 points, ahead of second-place finisher Northwestern's 101 points. More ...