MSJC Debate Team wins 6 medals at PSCFA Spring Championships

February 27, 2017

Mt. San Jacinto College debate team members Cole Rauch and Josh Slama placed second in the Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensics Association Spring Championships at Cal State Long Beach this month. Destiny Caperon placed second in novice persuasive speaking and Addison Martin was a finalist in novice impromtu speaking.

Cole Rauch was also the top speaker in the category while Josh Slama was fourth. These represent the first six medals that the team has won since it started competing in 2015.

Department of Communication Assistant Professor Ron Newman serves as the Director of Forensics and the team is coached this year by Whitney Shaw at the San Jacinto Campus and Renee Orton at the MenifeeValley Campus.

Josh Slama and Cole Rauch
 MSJC Debate Team members Josh Slama (left) and Cole Rauch (right) with their medals.