PSC Speech Team Collects More Medals at Recent Competitions

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PSC Seeech Team (left to right, back row) Sharnita Redley, Etta Oben, Jim Marx, Nadia Crawley, Terrance Clanton (left to right, front row): Jeremias Roman, Sydney Milligan, Christina Sigers (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Prairie State College (PSC) Speech Team is racking up the medals this season. With the season halfway finished, the team recently added another 12 medals to its growing collection.

At the College of DuPage Tournament, Terrance Clanton, of Park Forest, was named tournament champion in novice persuasion, and Sharnita Redley, of Country Club Hills, was named tournament champion in novice poetry. Jeremias Roman, of Glenwood, received fourth place in novice speech to entertain and in varsity program oral interpretation, while Christina Sigers, of University Park, received fifth place in varsity poetry. Redley also received sixth place in varsity persuasion.

At the Highland Community College Tournament, the team received a fifth place overall award with Clanton named tournament champion in persuasion and Roman named tournament champion in program oral interpretation. Etta Oben, of Matteson, received a fourth place in impromptu speaking while sixth place wins were achieved by Redley in persuasion and Sigers in Poetry Interpretation.

Other students competing in the tournaments included Jimmie Johnson, of Matteson, and Sydney Milligan, of Olympia Fields.

The team is coached by professors of communication Ed Schwarz, Elighie Wilson, and David Naze.

“We are off to a pretty good start to the second half of the season,” said Naze. “Now we are ready to gear up for the home stretch as we look forward to the post-season tournaments.”

The team’s next tournament is at Harper College.