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Speech Team Wins Gold

Harper College's nationally acclaimed Speech Team placed third in the nation and won four individual gold medals at the annual Phi Rho Pi Community College National Speech  amp; Debate Competition, held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel.

This is the second year in a row Harper's Speech Team has placed in the top three nationally. Sixty colleges entered the competition. Harper sophomore Craig Nelson was declared the national champion in the impromptu speaking category.

In addition to the gold medals, Harper speech students received three silver medals and six bronze medals for individual excellence.

Media Contact: Harper Professor and Speech Team Coach Jeff Przybylo, jprzybyl@harpercollege.edu 847.925.6975