Seventy-five students from Kentucky and nine other states will attend the 2009 Summer Forensic Camp July 12-17 at WKU.
The weeklong camp, hosted by WKU’s award-winning forensic program, provides speech and debate instruction for junior high and high school students. Instructors include college and high school coaches as well as members of the WKU forensic team.
In 2009, WKU’s speech and debate team won its eighth National Forensic Association National Tournament championship in debate and its sixth championship in individual events, its sixth American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament and its 19th consecutive Kentucky Forensic Association State Championship.
Participants in this year’s camp include the following:
From Alexandria, Ky.: Katie Sebastion, Campbell County High School.
From Bowling Green, Ky.: Whitney Tuck, Warren East High School; Allie Blankenship, St. Joseph School; Annabelle Ford, Bowling Green Christian Academy; Caroline Ford, Bowling Green Christian Academy; Eva Gray-Jennings, Bowling Green High School; Anne Claire McBrayer, New Hope Christian School.
From Buffalo, Ky.: Mac Blair, LaRue County High School.
From Corbin, Ky.: Evan Michael Baylor, Dakota Dean and Kyle M. Kimball, all from Corbin High School.
From Crittenden, Ky.: Zachary Bolen and Jacob Ewing, both from Grant County High School.
From Danville, Ky.: Joe Weston, Danville High School.
From Dry Ridge, Ky.: Amber Benton, Grant County High School.
From Elizabethtown, Ky.: Darcy Ruth Donnelley Arnold and Mariah Creason, both from East Hardin Middle School.
From Florence, Ky.: Emma Wilczynski, Alexis Caddell, Lori Lovell and Emily Martin, all from Boone County High School.
From Hindman, Ky.: Victoria Short, June Buchanan School.
From Hodgenville, Ky.: Cody R. Thompson, Angelia Whitlock, Chelsea Blair, Timmy Gibson, Ian Mather, Sarah Mortensen and Shelby Rogers, all from LaRue County High School; Curtis Milby, LaRue County Middle School.
From Lexington, Ky.: Carl Trammel, Lafayette High School; Hannah D’Eramo, Beaumont Middle School; Shelby Henderson and Audrey Linville, both from Paul L. Dunbar High School;
From Louisville, Ky.: Samantha Rivera, Bryana Cornwell, Cassidy Cramer, Adrienne Gallusser, Tytresa Woodson and Aubrey Higdon, all from Fern Creek Traditional High School.
From Magnolia, Ky.: Spenser Reed, LaRue County High School.
From Murray, Ky.: Sullivan L. McCallon, Calloway County High School.
From Paducah, Ky.: Chandler Emmons Smith and Stephanie Durbin, both from Paducah Tilghman High School.
From Union, Ky.: Douglas J. Lusco, Larry A. Ryle High School.
From Verona, Ky.: Katey Peace, Larry A. Ryle High School.
From Walton, Ky.: Frances Meredith, Larry A. Ryle High School.
From Williamstown, Ky.: Kyle Caldwell, Jake Kinman, Janelle Nichole Montgomery and Cody Murphy, all from Grant County High School.
From San Jose, Calif.: Sophia Kim, Saint Francis High School.
From Wilmette, Ill.: Wilfredo Ramos, New Trier High School.
From Indianapolis, Ind.: Imani Scott-Smittick, Alex Spindler, Mariya Townsel, Shane Griffin, Sarah Horn and Jacob Lafever, all from Warren Central High School.
From Choudrant, La.: Ashlyn E. Thompson, Ruston High School.
From Dubach, La.: Tiffany Lewis, Ruston High School.
From Ruston, La.: Nina Breeland, Matthew Cardenas, Layton Garlington and Tanner Givens, all from Ruston High School.
From Blue Springs, Mo.: Brie Dye, Tyler Eisenreich and Christian Nelson, all from Blue Springs High School.
From Independence, Mo.: Carolyn Roberson, Blue Springs High School.
From Perrysburg, Ohio: Andrew Sironko and Najeeb Ahmed, both from Perrysburg High School.
From Murfreesboro, Tenn.: Catherine E. Glidwell, Father Ryan High School.
From Nashville, Tenn.: William Luke Reesman, Father Ryan High School.
From Salem, Va.: Samantha E. Stepp, Salem High School.
From Barboursville, W.Va.: Tyler S. Rice, Huntington High School.
Contact: Judy Woodring at (270) 745-6340.