Five students top the NIC Speech Contest

Five students received awards for winning the annual North Idaho College Spring 2006 Speech Contest April 11, earning awards for the first speech they wrote and presented in their Communications 101 classes at the beginning of the semester.
Of more than 440 total communications students, 20 were selected by their peers to represent their classes in the contest, which is judged by NIC students, staff and faculty each semester. Cash prizes are sponsored by textbook publisher McGraw Hill.
In the career category, the first place winner was Cassidy Kobialka of Coeur d’Alene. She won $125 for her speech “It’s Not Rocket Science.” Second place winner Colleen Johnson of Laclede, Idaho won $100 for her speech “There’s No Business Like Home Business.” Third place winner Buffie Minter of Post Falls won $50 for her speech “The Counselor.”
In the miscellaneous speech category, the first place winner was Stephanie Degaetano of Post Falls. She won $125 for her speech “Fact or Fiction: The Truth About the Army Lifestyle.” Second place winner Pete Tuford of Rathdrum won $100 for his speech “Motorcycle Riding: The Adventure.”

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NIC Communication Instructor Kathy Hostetter, (208) 769-7741

Posted: Friday, April 14, 2006

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