January 25, 2012
Freshman leads EIU Speech Team in Ohio tournament
A freshman led the way for the Eastern Illinois University Speech Team by placing in two events at a tournament last weekend in Ohio.
Whitney Pledger (freshman from Normal, IL) lead the EIU team with strong finishes in two events at the Redhawk Rumble, hosted by Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Pledger finished 2nd in Rhetorical Criticism and 6th in Impromptu Speaking. She has now qualified in three events for the National Forensics Association (NFA) National Tournament in Athens, Ohio in April.
The E.I.U. Speech team competes again February 25th and 26th at the MAFL Swing Tournament at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.