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North Central’s nationally ranked forensics team routinely garners awards in the top tier of colleges and universities. Students from all majors become more articulate speakers, effective performers and critical thinkers as they participate in more than a dozen tournaments each year.

As a forensics team member, you’ll practice with your teammates and receive one-on-one coaching from the director of forensics and experienced volunteer coaches. Choosing material that interests you, you’ll compete during fall semester; nationals are held in early spring semester, followed by a yearend showcase on campus featuring the best of North Central forensics.

You may also:

  • Receive course credit for participation on the team.
  • Apply for forensics scholarships.
  • Implement workshops for and provide coaching/judging assistance to local high school speech programs.
  • Travel to compete in state tournaments and national contests.
  • Improve your writing, speaking, presentation and performance skills.
  • Develop teamwork capabilities.
  • Gain confidence and self-esteem as you overcome fear of public speaking.

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