Contact: Wendel Sloan at 575.562.2253
PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University has been selected to host the 2008 New Mexico State High School Speech Tournament on March 6-8 on the Portales campus.
The tournament includes debate, student congress, interpretative reading, duo, oratory and other public speaking events.
The tournament is sponsored by the New Mexico Activities Association. Approximately 30 high schools participate in the tournament.
Anthony Schroeder, ENMU professor and tournament director, estimates that ENMU has hosted the tournament over 50 times.
Volunteer judges are needed. A training session will be held Wednesday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 138 of the College of Business.
The central location for the tournament is the lobby of the College of Business.
For more information, call 575.562.4407.