Students Shine in Novice Showcase

TA student debates while standing at a podiumhe Fullerton College Speech Department successfully hosted a forensics novice showcase, held on April 20, to a full house in Room 521. The showcase highlighted new debaters who have shown hard work and dedication to the activity. Student debaters clashed on the the following resolution: The United States should substantially reduce dependency on fossil fuels. The affirmative team included Ana Portillo and Ariana Trinidad, and the negative team was represented by Anushri Parikh and Zeal Ahir.

The event was coordinated by Jeanette Rodriguez, moderated by Jeff Samano, and judged by Doug Kresse.

The Speech Department plans on hosting additional public debates in future semesters. Students interested in being involved in Speech and Debate can contact Jeanette Rodriguez (, Jeff Samano ( or Doug Kresse ( for more information.

Author: Fullerton College

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