Forensics Showcase Set for May 12

Posted on May 8th, 2009 by

The 2008-09 Gustavus forensics team.

The 2008-09 Gustavus forensics team.

Gustavus Adolphus College’s nationally ranked forensics team will showcase some of its best performances of the year at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 12 in the Courtyard Café, located on the lower level of the C. Charles Jackson Campus Center.

Students who will perform include seniors Tasha Carlson, Kavan Rogness, and Maria Siegle; juniors Christopher Hunt and Paula Wiggam; sophomore Phil Helt; and first-year student Chloe Radcliffe.

This year’s team finished the season ranked 18th in the nation after placing 18th at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) on April 4-6 at the University of Akron. The team also won its second straight Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championship on Feb. 22.

For more information about the Gustavus forensics team, or the program’s Summer Speech Institute, contact forensics coach Kristofer Kracht at 507-933-7486 or


Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin


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