The Communication Studies and Theatre Department at the Woodbridge Campus had the pleasure of hosting the fourth annual Speak Up competition on April 13. This event welcomed students from various academic backgrounds to compete in the categories of speech and original performance poetry. The prize winners for the category of speech included Wendy Caicedo (first), Michael O’Halloran (second), Muneeza Syed (third) and Jennifer Allen (honorable mention). The prize winners for the category of poetry were: Adolfo Tito (first), Tanisha Mkandawire (second) and Leanna Casso (third).
The Speak Up Committee would like to thank Tamyka Mason, Khamyejee Williams, Mary Kwawu, Andre Moore and George Henderson for their assistance with hosting this event. Furthermore, the committee is grateful to the three guest judges Bruce Potter, Judson Lewis (WO), Kelli Strieby and several campus staff and faculty members who made this event possible.
For additional information regarding future speech and performance competitions, please contact the event coordinators Professor Jenny Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Tamara Warren Chinyani at email@example.com.