Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

Albertson College Debate Team Earns Second at Oregon Competition

2002. 10. 29.

CALDWELL, ID- The Albertson College debate team finished in 2nd place in the team sweepstakes competition at the University of Oregon Northwest Conference Debate Tournament in Eugene, Ore. on Oct. 25 to 27.

The team's top individual finishers included: Holly Harrington, Fruitland, first place speaker in junior policy debate; Stacy Lane, Council, first place speaker in junior parliamentary debate; and Nick LaMartina, Meridian, first place in critical public speaking.

The team's top team finishes included: Marisa Hill, Pueblo, Colo., and Matt Sonnichsen, Boise, first place duo dramatic reading; Richard Zeurcher, Boise, and Holly Harrington, second place junior policy debate; and Molly Maas, Sammamish, Wash., and John G. Davis, Mountain Home, second place duo dramatic reading.

The competition consisted of 26 schools from nine states, including such institutions as the University of Utah, the University of Nevada, the University of California-Long Beach, Reed College, Whitman College and Gonzaga University.