Sterling College Debate and Forensic Teams Meet Success

Release Date: 
February 16, 2009

Over the past two weeks, the Sterling College Debate & Forensics teams have dominated in regional competition.
At the Blue Dragon–Warrior Invitational, the SC debate team amassed an overall record of 14 wins and one loss, giving Sterling the overall team title. Individually, Sterling College had the top three teams in the tournament: 1st – Marcus Pitts, a senior from Sterling, and Ryan Corwin a freshman from Sterling; 2nd Emily Graham a sophomore from Hutchinson, and Jessica Brayton a freshman from Lyons; and 3rd JD Smith, a senior from Hutchinson, and David Bowers a sophomore from Buhler. SC also closed out the speaker awards with 1st through 5th being awarded to Pitts, Smith, Graham, Corwin & Bowers respectively.
Unique to this tournament was the fact that Marcus Pitts and Ryan Corwin livened things up a bit by using giant poster boards as notepads during the debate rounds. Despite their unconventional antics, their 1