Hartnell's Speech Team Shines

Publish Date: 
Dec 5, 2017

The Hartnell Speech Team earned multiple individual awards and the 2nd Place Overall Community College team award at the Sather Classic, held at UC Berkeley on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2017. Eleven schools representing two and fouryear institutions competed, including Chico State University, San Francisco State University, and Butte College. All seven members of the team that competed placed in at least one event, including:  Adriana Gonzalez, 3rd Place Open Prose Interpretation and 5th Place Open Informative Speaking page 3  Athena Ramirez, 2nd Place Open Prose and 4th Place Open Persuasive  Chris Almaraz, 3rd Place Open Persuasive Speaking  Hannah Villafuerte, 2nd Place Open Impromptu and 5th Place Open Prose Interpretation  Luke Lunding, 4th Place Open Informative Speaking  Sandra Ruvalcaba, 4th Place Open Prose and 6th Place Open Informative  Victor Nambo, 2nd Place, Dramatic Interpretation “I was very impressed with the team,” said Coach Jason Hough. “Five members of our squad were not in attendance, so to achieve a high team finish speaks to focus of those who competed.” The team will next compete and play host at the Steinbeck Invitational, held on the main campus of Hartnell College Saturday, December 9.