The Northwest Florida State College Forensics Team recently competed in the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) State Championship Tournament at Tallahassee Community College. The team gave a strong performance by finishing first in Readers Theater, third in Individual Events, and fourth in overall Team Sweepstakes.
Individual team member performances are as follows: Samira Chaudhry—fifth in Dramatic Interpretation, fifth in Duo Interpretation, and sixth in Informative Speaking; James Evans—fifth in Communication Analysis, fifth in Duo Interpretation, and sixth in Dramatic Interpretation; Caleb Heathershaw—second in Persuasive Speaking and third in Dramatic Interpretation; Abigail Mainor—fourth in Duo Interpretation and seventh in Dramatic Interpretation; Jessica Ponce—fourth in Dramatic Interpretation and fourth in Duo Interpretation.
“We are extremely proud of this immensely talented forensics team for bringing a state championship home to NWF State College,” said president Dr. Devin Stephenson. “Their hard work and dedication, along with guidance from Hall of Fame Coach Cecil Scalf, have made a tremendous impact at the state level.”
Coach Scalf was also inducted into the FCSAA Hall of Fame, Forensics Division, during the tournament awards ceremony preceding the competition.