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Grossmont Forensics Squad hosts 18th annual Griffin Tournament

By Russell Lindquist

Russell Lindquist

GROSSMONT COLLEGE — The speech and debate squad is studying comments from judges following the 18th annual Griffin Tournament that brought 23 college teams to the campus Nov. 19-20.

Asma Eweida and Jonathan Parker each won two awards in the tournament, and Jonathan Smith collected another for the Grossmont team.

Eweida’s awards were Finalist in Open Division Persuasive Speaking, and 9th Place Speaker Award in Parlimentary Debate. The team of Parker and Smith won Bronze in Novice Parliamentary Debate, and Parker collected the 7th Place Speaker Award in Parlimentary Debate.
Judges write comments on their ballots following an event; Grossmont competitors and their director, Roxanne Tuscany, are now carefully studying these comments to learn how their performances might be improved.

As in the previous 17 years, the Griffin Tournament was held  at Grossmont with Tuscany coordinating the event.

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Employee Health Fair winners listed

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) – Employees held their fall health festival on Monday, Oct 25, and besides coming away with lots of information about how they can protect themselves and their families, some employees came away with even more – prizes!

The prizes, and the lucky employees who won them were:

1.            Sam’s Club – Box of Milky Way bars: Mariann Nagel

2.            SD Foster Care – Portfolio: Angela Ngo

3.            EMS Global One – Emergency Cooking Kit: Nadra Farina-Hess

4.            CalPERS Mortgage – $25 Benihana Card: Alba Orr

5.            Mary Kay – travel kit and $15 off order: Ricardo Macias

6.            Sharp – $10 Starbucks Card: Barbara Rogerio

7.            Sponsor Anonymous – Ipod Player: James Cho

8.            VSP – notepad calculator: Therese Long and Sheri Strothers

9.            ADT – gift bag: Karen Ostegard

10.         American Heart Association – gift bag: Nancy Tendal

11.         BRMS – $25 Visa Card: Andy Groshans

12.         MetLife – tote bag: Martin DuBord

13.         Kaiser – tote bag: Ana Gonzalez

14.         Costco – Cookies: Carolyn Torwick

15.         BB & T Mountain Bike grand prize winner: Patty Sparks

Preceding based on materials provided by GCCCD Employment Services Department