Speech 101 students to compete in tournament

Pierce College’s Speech Department will be hosting the First Intramural Public Speaking Tournament on Friday, May 24 in the Village room 8344.

Students will compete in two categories: informative and persuasive, according to Associate Speech Professor Michelle Silver.

The event is open to everyone, but the tournament is only open to current Speech 101 students.

Tournament winners will receive cash prizes–$200, $100 and $50 for first, second and third place respectively. The event is sponsored by the Associated Students Organization.

Silver also said that students enrolled in speech courses could earn extra credit from attending.