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Suffolk Speech and Debate Team Places 2nd in Boston

The Suffolk Community College Michael J. Grant Campus forensics team took home several awards from the annual Emerson College speech and debate tournament in Boston on February 21st. 


Team President Nick Krauss took first place in Informative Speaking, first place in Impromptu Speaking and second place in Persuasive Speaking. First-year competitor Jake Salemo placed first in Persuasive Speaking and second in Informative speaking. 


Suffolk placed second in the overall team awards ranking higher than Suffolk University, St. Anselm College, Bridgewater College, Ithaca College, and Otterbein University and has now qualified in five events for the National Speech and Debate Championships being held at Ohio University from April 16-20.