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Muskingum Forensics places second in Focused Division, third in Open Division

The Muskingum University Forensics team placed second in the Focused Division for the Ohio Interstate Individual Events Tournament and placed third in the Open Division for the Ohio Forensic Association (OFA) Novice State Championship. The competitions were held on Jan. 27 at Ohio University in Athens. More than 10 colleges were in attendance.

Contributing to the second place finish was Jaliah Oglesby of Cincinnati, who achieved a third place in Varsity Poetry and sixth in Varsity Programmed Oral Interpretation. Representing Muskingum in the OFA Novice competition were Rebecca Epler of Cambridge and Kayla Wilkerson of Columbus. Epler scored sixth place in Novice Prose. Wilkerson placed fourth in Dramatic Interpretation and seventh in Novice Informative Speaking.

Muskingum Forensics will compete in the OFA State Varsity tournament at Capital University on Feb. 17 and Feb. 18. The director of forensics at Muskingum is Instructor of Communication Rachel Pollock.