Speech team destroys competition

May 16, 2018

By Pamela Estrada Speech team is one of few community colleges teams to attain four, 1st place, national titles in four consecutive years as of last month. On April the team took part in the Phi Rho Pi National Tournament in Daytona Beach Florida. This event put ELAC on top when the speech team brought home the 1st place gold for the “Wheeler Division Individual Events.” “This was an important…


Speech team brings home gold, bronze

May 10, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Members of the East Los Angeles College speech team felt that preparation played a key role in their third consecutive gold win at the Phi Rho Pi National Forensic Organization competition April 17 in Washington, D.C. Speech team coach David Hale said that preparing was key when they were discussing the topics for the speech. Little details, like clothing and hand movements, was something the team discussed…