Platform Speaking Events

After Dinner Speaking Champions:

1995:  Eve Landrum, Arizona State University
1996:  Susan Fungheiser, Miami University
1997:  Baumwirt, Los Angeles Valley College
1998:  Brian Davis, Arizona State University
1999:  Stephen Barnett, Western Kentucky University
2000:  Laura Batt, Miami University
2001:  Miles Gregley, Mt. San Antonio College
2002:  Tony Damico, Glendale Community College
2003:  Keith Blaser, Western Kentucky University
2004:  Elizabeth Au, Western Kentucky University
2005:  Lydia Nelson, Western Kentucky University
2006:  Lydia Nelson, Western Kentucky University
2007:  Saeed Jones, Western Kentucky University
2008:  Natalie Sintek, Western Kentucky University
2009:  Jennifer Torres, George Mason University
2010:  Mickey Cox, George Mason University
2011:  Danielle Ohrenberger, George Mason University
2012:  Brennan Morris, George Mason University
2013:  Molly Hoke, George Mason University
2014:  Alicia Bagley, Nassau Community College
2015:  Samuel Abney, George Mason University
2016:  Danielle Leedeman, Las Positas College
2017:  Scarlett Miller, Casper College
2018:  Shad Wojciechowski, University of Utah
2019: T’chad Ross, Nassau College

Informative Speaking Champions:

1991:  K. Denino, Arizona State University
1992:  Cheryl Coleman, Texas Southern University
1993:  Jamie Wagner, Arizona State University
1994:  Duane Smith, Northern Arizona University
1995:  Erica Williams, University of Alaska-Anchorage
1996:  Hilary McFatter, Northern Arizona
1997:  Mike Thompson, Miami University
1998:  Jennifer Schmidt, Midland Lutheran College
1999:  Stephen Barnett, Western Kentucky University
2000:  Alyssa Wright, Miami University
2001:  Tyler Adams, Mt. San Antonio
2002:  Jay Reding, Gustavus Adolphus
2003:  Nicole Estenfelder, Western Kentucky University
2004:  Evelio Silvera, Western Kentucky University
2005:  Reagan McClenny, Florida College
2006:  Carolyn Hunt, Las Positas College
2007:  Natalie Sintek, Western Kentucky University
2008:  Ian Summers, George Mason University
2009:  Stacy Shaw, Las Positas College
2010:  Samantha Sapienza, George Mason University
2011:  Katie Miller, George Mason University
2012:  Kate DeNardi, George Mason University
2013:  Rob Warchol, George Mason University
2014:  Haddy Badjie, Western Kentucky University
2015:  Nathan Leys, George Mason University
2016:  Vincent Walker, Las Positas College
2017:  Killian McNeely, George Mason University
2018:  Carter Dunn, Casper College
2019: Sarah Wilson, Irvine Valley College

Persuasive Speaking Champions:

1991:  Karen Kimmey, Arizona State University
1992:  Clyde Temple, Texas Southern University
1993:  Rodney Snell, Brookdale College
1994:  Duane Smith, Northern Arizona University
1995:  Kelly Campbell, Arizona State University
1996:  Andrea DiDonna, Arizona State University
1997:  Paula Muegge, Midland Lutheran College
1998:  Michael Graupmann, Arizona State University
1999:  Kathy LaVeine, Oregon State University
2000:  Jace Lux, Western Kentucky University
2001:  Amy Jones, Western Kentucky University
2002:  Bernnie Davidson, Casper College
2003:  Evelio Silvera, Western Kentucky University
2004:  Evelio Silvera, Western Kentucky University
2005:  Nick Romerhausen, Western Kentucky University
2006:  Nick Romerhausen, Western Kentucky University
2007:  Saeed Jones, Western Kentucky University
2008:  Michelle Baker, Bowling Green University
2009:  Patrick Mahoney, George Mason University
2010:  Casey Nishimura, Pacific University
2011:  Quincey Smith, George Mason University
2012:  Nick Cox, George Mason University
2013:  Rob Warchol, George Mason University
2014:  Janniqua Dawkins, Western Kentucky University
2015:  Heather Goheen, West Texas A&M University
2016:  John Henry, George Mason University
2017:  Vincent Walker, Las Positas College
2018:  Mariana Sanchez, San Diego Mesa College
2019: Hunter Barclay, Marshall University

Rhetorical Criticism Champions:

2006:  Nick Romerhausen, Western Kentucky University
2008:  Anthony Mendez, Mt. San Antonio College
2009:  Jacob Abraham, George Mason University
2010:  Elizabeth Calvert, Glendale Community College
2011:  Quincey Smith, George Mason University
2012:  Shannen Walsh, Glendale Community College
2013:  Kim Treese, Berry College
2014:  Zack Dittami, George Mason University
2015:  Samantha Jordan, George Mason University
2016:  Desiraw Luna, George Mason University
2017:  Vincent Walker, Las Positas College
2018:  Caroline Vick, West Texas A&M University
2019: Anthony Violissi, Northern Arizona University