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Debate and Forensics Team does well in Canadian tournament

ISSUED: 30 January 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherd University’s Debate and Forensics Team took first place in Team Sweepstakes at the January 26-27 Collegiate Forensic Association Winter Tournament in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

“This is a great start to our spring season,” said Dr. Joseph Robbins, chair of the Department of Political Science and Global Studies and team advisor. “This tournament pitted our students against teams from Virginia, New York, Pennsylvania, and Florida, among others.”

Seven members of the team attended the tournament and placed in the following categories:

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