Speech and Debate

The JBU Forensics Team competes in local, regional, and national competitions in speech, debate, and oral interpretation.  Over the years, the team has won several state, regional, and national championships.  The team strives to represent Christ and JBU with excellence and honor during the year.


More information

Contact the Director of Forensics | Erick Roebuck | eroebuck@jbu.edu

 

Recent Awards

2013
1st Place Speech Team in Arkansas 

     State Champion in Poetry Interpretation and Impromptu Interpretation - Josh McBride '15

     State Champion in Program Oral Interp - Andrew Goff '13

     State Champions in Duo Interpretation - Andrew Goff '13 and Liz Coleman '14

1st Place Team Sweepstakes Golden Eagle Invitational

     1st Place Individual Speaker Golden Eagle Invitational - Andrew Goff '13

 

2012
2nd Place Team Sweepstakes Ozark Championships

     State Champion in Drama Interpretation and After Dinner Speaking - Kaitlyn Thompson '15

     State Champion in Prose Interpretation - Josh McBride '15

     State Champions Duo Interpretation - Josh McBride '15 and Andrew Goff '13

     1st Place Varsity Sweepstakes Ozark Championships - Jeff Essary '13

 

2011
1st Place Team Team Sweepstakes Ozark Championships

     2nd Place Individual Sweepstakes Ozark Championships - Jordan Vaughan '14

 

2010
2nd Place University - PSCFA Cool-Off Speech Tournament

 

2009
11th Place Team Debate Sweepstakes-Pi Kappa Delta Nationals

     State Champion in Novice Public Debate - Brandon Knight '12

 




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