Rio Hondo Forensics Speech and Debate Team Takes Multiple Awards at Recent Competition


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Grant Tovmasian

The Rio Hondo College Forensics Speech and Debate Team after the tournament.

Congratulations Grant, Coaches, and Team!

The Rio Hondo Forensics Speech and Debate team competed in a travel tournament at Point Loma Nazarene University last weekend. Rio Speech and Debate Team continues to do amazing competing alongside US Air Force Academy, UC Berkeley and Norther Arizona along with 35 other Universities and Colleges. Please join us in congratulating the following students in their achievements:

Top 2-year School 

1st Place Rio Hondo College

Top Speakers in NPDA OPEN 

1st John Gonzales Parli

4th Ethan Sepulveda

Top Speakers in NPDA NOVICE 

4th Destinee Yepez

6th Cassy Molina

10th  Evan Andrade

11th Kal El

Semi Finalists in Parli Debate 

Elvia Maravilla and Evan Andrade

Destinee Yepez and Kal El

Quarter Finalists in Parli Debate 

Cassy Molina and Miguel Castro

Ethan Sepulveda and John Gonzales 

3rd Place in POI 

John Gonzales

2nd Place in Prose 

Cassy Molina

Special Thanks to Coaches: 

Patricia Hughes, Alexander Cadena, Edward Minasyan

Next in Team’s view is Watson and Lancer at Pasadena Oct 29-30.