Speech team brings home gold, bronze

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…

May 10, 2017

Speech team presents award-winning pieces

By Guadalupe Barriga The East Los Angeles College Speech Team returns home as winners and will be presenting their national award-winning selections of comedy, drama and poetry on May 19 and 21 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Speech team coach Ryan Smith said he proud to show the work his students created at California Community College Forensics Association State Championship tournament. The speech team won first place in the Team Sweepstakes….

May 21, 2015

Elac’s speech team continues win streak

  By Sergio Berrueta ELAC’s Speech team is vying to continue their winning streak at the state championship in Concord, Calif. in order to achieve national success in Denver, Colo. At the state championship,  the team managed to sweep up a new ELAC Speech Team record of 11 awards, including the Raul Herrera garnering prestigious Pentathlon Award. “Simply put, this win is epic,” Speech Team coach Ryan Smith said. Smith has been…

March 26, 2014