This past weekend weekend MCC-Longview debate traveled to the state tournament at Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo., where the team captured top prize for community colleges in Missouri
The debate team of Joel Stockard and Stephanie Weissman were semi-finalists (tied for 3rd) in the state in Novice Parliamentary debate.
The debate team of Thomas Schnackenberg and Nick Pasternak were 2nd place in the state in Novice Parliamentary debate.
Stephanie Weissman was 3rd place speaker in novice parliamentary debate.
Nick Pasternak was 2nd place speaker in novice parliamentary debate.
Nick Pasternak was also 6th in the state in persuasive speaking.
As a team, Longview won the overall (for both debate and individual events) sweepstakes as the Top Community College in the State of Missouri!
*Everyone’s points at the tournament count towards this award—so even students who didn’t win the individual awards listed above contributed to our placement here, which include: Bailee Ryan, Hailey Wilson, Jeff Williams, Joel Stockard, Stephanie Weissman, Thomas Schnackenberg, and Nick Pasternak.
Joel Stockard and Stephanie Weissman were semi-finalists in novice parliamentary debate, Thomas Schnackenbergand Nick Pasternak won 2nd in novice debate! Stephanie was 3rd place speaker, Nick was 2nd place speaker.