The sixth annual Wolfpack Speaks public speaking competition was held Tuesday, April 9 at Burns Auditorium/Kamphoefner Hall to a packed house. Five competitors presented a social values persuasion speech in the Pecha Kucha format (20 slides; 20 seconds per slide).
Peter Borden, junior in business, took first prize of $300. Glen Edwards, senior in political science with a concentration in international affairs, garnered second prize of $200. Nickolas Gresock, junior in communication placed third with a prize of $100. Grayson Furlough, junior in communication, and Robert Brackner, senior in communication, placed fourth and fifth, respectively and received $50 each.
Members of the COM 301 Advanced Presentational Skills class, taught by Sherry O’Neal, voted for the five student competitors.
Wolfpack Speaks speaker prizes were sponsored by David Young and the reception was sponsored by Pearson Higher Education.