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FGCU Hosts Second Speech Tournament, Edison Community College Invited to Participate

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University students will be ‘talking the talk’ when they present the “Words With Wings Invitational Speech Tournament” beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 21 in Academic Building III on the FGCU campus. Students in Dr. Greg Sawyer’s Advanced Public Speaking Class are hosting the event. Edison Community College is invited to participate.

The tournament will consist of three flights of competition, plus a Reader’s Theater category. Flight A includes Impromptu and Informative speaking; Flight B includes Dramatic Duo and Persuasive speaking; and Flight C includes After Dinner Speaking and Drama.

An awards ceremony will conclude the tournament. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, April 18.

For more information, contact Laura Jensen, Student Director of Words With Wings, at

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