17th Annual Oratory Competition

Graduation Commencement Speech

Zachary Patton (Senior) "Our Charge: The Duty of a Communication Major"
Sarah Halperin (Senior) "Communication and Rhetoric Class of 2014: Don't You Forget About Us"
Lanique Roberts (Senior) "What Message Has Pitt Sent You?"

Persuasive Policy Speech

Aidan Welsh (Sophmore) "Time to Bite the Bullet"
John Goodrick (Senior) "Legalization of Gay Marriage in Pennsylvania"
Heejung Park (Sophmore) "Advocacy Prison Education"

Commemorative Values Speech

Paige Townsend (Junior) "Presentations of the Make a Difference Award to Dr. Jim Withers"
Hannah Svonavec (Junior) "Human"
Benjamin Robinson (Junior) "The Virture of Preparedness; Body, Mind, and Spirit"

Congratulations Winners!!!

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Thank you judges...
Marie-Odile Hobeika, Dr. John Lyne, Nick Maradin, Maura McDaniel, Dr. Jerry Shuster, William Upchurch, Dr. Deborah Wanamaker