Best of the Best

Heather Lamb preforms an original essay.


November 15 Paul Patton welcome students and faculty to an evening of celebration. Students were presented with awards and speakers shared advice in the art of public speaking.

Becky Veydt (Professor and head of the Forensics and Debate team), Adam Davidson (On-Air Talent at, and Rick Morgan (Director of Development and Recruitment of Michindoh Conference Center) shared their insight and told the students to shape their craft, never be satisfied with their skill level, and pursue wisdom.

Student Heather Lamb, a member of the Forensics and Debate team, presented a competitive oral piece about dinosaurs. Lamb encouraged the audience to consider joining the team.

Students awarded included Caitlin Bauknecht, Scott Burger, Ana Byrens, John-Mark Cican, Joshua Cloyd, Shelby Creme, Rachel DePoy, Sarah Flowers, Jacob Hutchens, Kristen Larson, Jared Lauber, Paige Marken, Tenille Marowelli, Emilia Martinez, Maureen McSweeney, Zach Newton, Hannah Noorman, Lindsey Prether, Alex Rahill, Rachelle Smith, Whitney WIlliams, Matthew Wojtkowski, and Aaron Zraik.