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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Forensics Speech and Debate team prepares for another stellar season

As another Forensics season approaches us, Rio Hondo’s Speech & Debate team is more than prepared after coming off of yet another glorious season of victory.

“We are coming off of a successful season. In result, we won one gold national championship,” said Libby Curiel, Speech and Debate team supervisor. “This is the first win in recent memory, so that’s always very humbling.

Curiel also noted that last year’s team additionally earned multiple prestigious and gold awards in its previous running.

The team members and coaches, led by Curiel, are confident that this season will be no different than last. The staff expects nothing but the best from this team.

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“We have a lot of potential this year, many new kids are very intelligent, we are going to need dedication and hard work”, said Curiel regardingg this season’s expectations.

This year’s speech and debate team consists of 25 members. The first tournament takes place September 21 at Cerritos

College. Following tournaments are scheduled for September 27 – 28 (TBA).

October 26 – 27 (Pasadena City College), November 8 (Rio Hondo), November 9 – 10 (Grossmont College), December 6 – 8 (CSU Long Beach).

Optimism is pumping through the veins of this dedicated and determined team, resulting in high hopes for Rio Hondo’s future Forensics success.

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