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February 24, 2010 > Chabot College captures first place

Chabot College captures first place

Submitted By Patricia Russell

The Chabot College Forensics team took first place in the Community College category at a recent tournament, and placed second overall among all competitors, finishing just behind San Francisco State. Of the 25 events Chabot entered, the team took home awards in 18 of them. The majority of awards were at the Varsity level.

Samantha Briggs
First Place, Novice Impromptu and Novice Extemporaneous Speaking

Ricardo Ponce
Top Community College Speaker
Second Place, Interpretation Speaker
Third Place, Varsity Duo, Varsity Prose, Varsity Dramatic Interpretation

Steven Mireles and Claudia Carvajal
Semi-finalists, Parliamentary Debate

Jessica Hollie
Second Place, Novice Extemporaneous Speaking

Steven Mireles
Second Place, Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking
Fourth Place, Varsity Impromptu

Claudia Carvajal
Fifth Place, Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking, Varsity Impromptu Speaking

Toan Nguyen
Second Place, Varsity Impromptu
Fourth Place, Varsity Programmed Oral Interpretation
Sixth Place, Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking

Fatima Ansary and Ricardo Ponce
Third Place, Varsity Duo Interpretation

Arturo Diaz
Fourth Place, Novice Impromptu
Fifth Place, Varsity Poetry

Dillon Harrison
Third Place, Varsity Programmed Oral Interpretation

Titawny Cook
Sixth Place, Varsity Impromptu Speaking

Chabot also scored high at the Santa Clara University Invitational with two of its four teams advancing to the Varsity level.

"This year Chabot College Forensics has established itself as one of the strongest Community College Forensics programs in Northern California," said Jason Ames, director of forensics and communication studies instructor at Chabot College.

Chabot College is a community college offering more than 100 degree and certificate programs throughout the year.

Chabot College
25555 Hesperian Boulevard, Hayward
(510) 723-6700

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