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