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UNI debate team has a strong start to spring semester

February 23, 2003
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Leah White, UNI director of forensics, (319) 273-7200
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa ï¾– The University of Northern Iowa debate team recently attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City Debate Tournament and the Augustana College Debate Tournament.

At the Jan. 6-8 UM-KC Tournament, the duo of Kelsey Harr, a sophomore from Windsor Heights, and Brent Nichols, a freshman from Marshalltown, placed first in the novice debate division. Donnell Minton, a freshman from Kansas City, Mo. was the first place speaker in the junior varsity division of debate.

At the Jan. 24-26 Augustana College Tournament, the duo of Kelsey Harr and Joe Rankin, a senior from Dubuque, placed first in the novice debate division. Harr also received the first place speaker award and Rankin placed fifth. Mark Langgin, a junior from Ottumwa was the 10th place speaker in the varsity debate division. Kim Adams, a freshman from Des Moines placed third in the novice debate division. Adams debated with a partner from Augustana College.

For more information contact Leah White, UNI director of forensics, at (319) 273-7200.