Team Awards

2015

Phi Rho Pi Region IV Tournament

MCC Forensics student award recipients at the Phi Rho Region Tournament

Back row, from left: Jaqueesha Monique, Hayley Flores Jasmine Brown, Brianna McDevitt, Casey Slade, Liz Sullivan, Front row, from left: Lucas Hayden, Tom Vanichachiva.

  • Gold Awards:
    • Jaqueesha Jacobs - Dramatic Interpretation
    • Hayley Flores - Duo
    • Liz Sullivan - Informative
    • Lucas Hayden - Duo
  • Silver Awards:

    2013

    • National:
      • Bronze:
        • Devin Lasker and Greg Waldyn - Dramatic Duo Interpretation
        • Devin Lasker - Dramatic Interpretation
    • Regional:
      • Silver: Bob Gibbons - Impromptu Speaking
    • State: 1st Place - Readers Theatre
      • Dramatic Duo Interpretation
        • 6th Place - Devin Lasker and Greg Waldyn

    2012

    • Phi Rho Pi Region IV Tournament, March 16:
      • Gold Awards:
        • Jay Jacobs - Dramatic Interpretation
        • Richard Singletary - Extemporaneous Speaking
      • Silver Awards:
        • John Cox - Dramatic Interpretation
        • Parliamentary Debate Team of Richard Singletary and Bob Gibbons
      • Bronze Awards:
        • Devin Lasker - Prose Interpretation
        • Elino Pucci - Dramatic Interpretation
        • Dramatic Duo Interpretation Team of Elino Pucci and Jake Seelye
    • Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association (IIFA) State Tournament, March 2 and 3
      • First Place, ensemble event, Interpreters Theatre
      • Dramatic Duo Interpretation
        • 1st Place - John Cox and Lauren Murphy
        • 3rd Place - Jay Jacobs and Johanna Klay
        • 5th Place - Saida Jimenez and Devin Lasker
      • Dramatic Interpretation
        • 1st Place - Jay Jacobs
        • 7th Place - Elino Pucci
      • Extemporaneous Speaking
        • 4th Place - Richard Singletary
      • Impromptu Speaking
        • 5th Place - Richard Singletary
    • 2012 College of DuPage Frank-ly Speaking invitational tournament:
      • Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking
        •  4th Place - Richard Singletary
        •  6th Place - Bob Gibbons
      • Varsity Dramatic Duo Interpretation
        • 3rd Place Johanna Klay and Jay Jacobs
      • Novice Dramatic Interpretation
        • 4th Place - John Cox

    2011

    • Phi Rho Pi National Tournament in Greenwich, CT:
      • Gold Awards:
        • Steve Guardi - Prose Interpretation
      • Bronze Awards:
        • Steve Guardi and Jeffrey Vitale - Dramatic Duo Interpretation
        • Jeffrey Vitale - Program Oral Interpretation
    • Phi Rho Pi Region IV Tournament, March 18 and 19:
      • Bronze Award for Team Sweepstakes
      • Gold Awards:
        • Steve Guardi - Prose Interpretation
        • Steve Guardi and Jeffrey Vitale - Duo Interpretation
        • Rosemary Palczynski - Program Oral Interpretation
      • Silver Award:
        • Jeffrey Vitale - Program Oral Interpretation
      • Bronze Awards:
        • Aliena Rogers - Program Oral Interpretation
        • Jessica Benson - Poetry Interpretation
    • 5th at the Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association (IIFA) State Tournament, March 4 and 5:
      • MCC students placed in two Open Finals: 6th Place Duo Interpretation - Steve Guardi and Jeffrey Vitale and Steve Guardi placed 5th in Prose Interpretation.
      • 6 MCC students made the Community College Finals:
        • Poetry Interpretation, 2nd Place - A. J. Valentine and 6th Place - Jeffrey Vitale
        • Prose Interpretation, 4th Place - Kat Stemple
        • Program Oral Interpretation, 5th place - Rosemary Palczynski and 6th Place - Lauren Murphy
        • Dramatic Interpretation, 6th Place - Antonio Clinton
      • Both MCC debaters were recognized in Parliamentary Debate for Individual Speaker Awards: 4th Place Speaker - Carl Mohr and 6th Place Speaker - Richard Singletary.
    • 2011 College of DuPage Frank-ly Speaking invitational tournament: Team captain Kat Stemple took first place and Steve Guardi of Johnsburg placed second in prose interpretation.

2010

  • Phi Rho Pi national tournament, New Orleans April, 2010
    • Bronze Award for Overall Team Sweepstakes and Individual Events Sweepstakes resulting in an overall 5th place ranking
  • Phi Rho Pi Region IV March, 2010
    • Silver Award for Overall Team Sweepstakes and Individual Events Sweepstakes
  • Illinois Inter-Collegiate Forensics Association Team Sweepstakes, East Peoria
    • 3rd place Team Sweepstakes

2009

  • Lauryn Lugo won a Gold Award for Dramatic Interpretation; Joe Cusumano and Katie Klein each won a Bronze Award for Informative Speaking.
  • Winners of the bronze award as a team for Individual Events Team Sweepstakes are: Joe Cusumano, Branden Dunlap, Katie Klein, Lauryn Lugo, Mike Tarchenski, and Alex Peters.

2007

  • Silver medal for Individual Event Team Sweepstakes
  • Silver medal for Overall Team Sweepstakes (which included team events like debate and readers theatre)