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An award-winning speech team focusing on the performance of literature, platform speaking, and debate

Emphasizes the development of communication skills that are so essential today. Students in forensics compete in a variety of oral interpretation and public speaking events.

Forensics club meets every Monday at 4 p.m. Meetings are open to all students interested in developing their public speaking and performance poise. Forensics doesn't require an audition.


Apel Quest Tournament

Phi Rho Pi National Forensics Tournament 2016

MCC Forensics student award recipients at the Phi Rho Tournament

MCC Forensics won its first team award in six years at the Phi Rho Pi National Forensics Tournament 2016 hosted by Irvine Valley Community College in Costa Mesa, CA.

  • Individual Events Team Sweepstakes – Silver
  • Overall Team Sweepstakes – Bronze

Individual awards included

  • Gold: Duo Interpretation – Adrian Nuno and Andrew Nuno
  • Bronze: Persuasive Speaking – Melissa Henry; Informative Speaking – Melissa Henry; Dramatic Interpretation – Julia Noack; Prose Interpretation – Dylan Eddy

Also competing was Liz Sullivan, team captain.