MC Forensics finishes 30th at Pi Kappa Delta Nationals

MARIETTA – The forensics team at Marietta College closed the 2013-14 season by earning four awards and finishing 30th in the Overall Individual Events Sweepstakes at the Pi Kappa Delta National Comprehensive Tournament in Indianapolis.

Kayleigh Bondor, class of 2017, Canton, was a quarterfinalist in Extemporaneous Speaking and received an excellent rating in Impromptu Speaking. Teammate, Ryan Childers, class of 2016, Vincent, also received an excellent rating in Impromptu Speaking.

Childers also placed 11th in Junior Parliamentary Debate Speaker and teamed with Clayton Evans, class of 2017, Salem, to finish 17th in Junior Parliamentary Debate.

Marietta also placed 36th in the Overall Speech and Debate Combined Team Sweepstakes. Eighty schools participated in the event.

Other Marietta students participating were: Chanell Cornett, class of 2017, South Euclid, Ohio, Darnell DePriest, class of 2016, Cleveland, and Elaina Eakle, class of 2016, Whipple.

Tomeka Robinson, director of forensics, and Sabrina Wittekind, assistant director of forensics, coach the team.