KCK students at K-State outstanding in national speech tournament

Kansas City, Kansas, students did well representing Kansas State University at the American Forensics Association-National Individual Events Tournament April 9 at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The K-State speech team finished 10th in the nation in the contest. The university’s team competed against teams from 62 schools across the nation at the tournament.

Logan Stacer, a senior in communications studies from Kansas City, Kansas, went to the finals, placing second in communication analysis, fourth in informative, and fifth in poetry interpretation. A 2014 graduate of Piper High School, Stacer was the seventh overall speaker in the nation.

Also, Michelle Briggs, a senior in psychology from Kansas City, Kansas, advanced in the informative and poetry interpretation events. She was one of two students who advanced to the quarterfinals, finishing in the top 24 of their events.

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