Southeastern Illinois College’s Forensic Falcons were named Community College Champions this weekend at the Moraine Valley Appelquist Speech Tournament in Palos Hills, Illinois. The Falcons earned top school honors and several individual awards at the event, which featured entries in public address, interpretation, and limited preparation. Twenty-five colleges and universities from as far away as Oregon and California competed at Moraine.
Norris City’s Rachel Russell was among the students competing at this weekend’s tournament. She notes, “It was incredibly exciting – and nerve-wracking – but mostly exciting. And it was worth the hard work.”
Coach Jenny Billman agrees. “It’s rewarding to see our students shine after they have worked hard. I am so proud!” [Read more...]