Spring 2011 Civic Engagement Public Speaking Contest

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Spring 2011 Civic Engagement Public Speaking Contest

On April 26, 2011, six CAS 100A (Effective Speech) students competed in the bi-annual Civic Engagement Public Speaking Contest.  The event was held in the Nittany Lion Inn Boardroom.  It was sponsored by the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, The Center for Democratic Deliberation, The New York Times, and Pearson Custom Publishing.  Each student delivered a speech advocating a policy solution to a significant social problem.  The speakers and their speech titles are listed below. 

First Place: Jared Smith "Food Labeling Reform"

Second Place: Jason Ester "Human Papilloma Virus"

Third Place: Paul Them "A Solution to Social Security"

Honorable Mention: Kevin Barth "Fraud in For-Profit Schools"

Honorable Mention: Robert Bezilla "Crime at College"

Honorable Mention: Michaela Dragalin "Interpretation to the 8th Amendment"

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