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Awards

Chicago CHARGE has won many awards over the past few years.  This list will be updated following each tournament.  Congratulations to all the CHARGE members - without the entire club each individual would not be able to excel!

CHARGE members have gone on to some amazing opportunities where they continue to use their communication skills in the real world.  For a brief sample, click here.

Region 6 Championships. Indianapolis, Indiana.  21 students & 54 slots qualified for Nationals!  Congratulations on another great regular season!

Sweepstakes:
1 Jared Canfield
2 Miriam Canfield
3 Victoria Telfer

Extemporaneous:
3 Mary Schuhriemen
4 Melissa Entzminger
5 Jason Lam
6 Kristin Lam
7 Heather Zupancic
8 Jonathan Wright
Impromptu:
7 Race Wright
8 David Dinsmore
Original Oratory:
5 Kristin Lam
6 David Dinsmore
7 Melisssa Entzminger
Expository:
1 Jared Cantfield
2 Victoria Telfer
8 Stephen Colbert
Humorous Interpretation:

1 Jared Cantfield
2 Victoria Telfer
4 Kristin Lam
7 Jonathan Wright

Persuasive:
5 Heather Zupancic
Dramatic Interpretation:
1 Victoria Telfer
2 Miriam Cantfield
4 David Rojas
6 Jared Canfield
7 John
Schuhriemen
8 Michelle Wright
Oratorical Interpretation:
1 Miriam Cantfield
3 Jared Cantfield
5 David Dinsmore
Duo Interpretation:
1 Cantfield/Cantfield
4 Colbert/Colbert

Debate Speakers:
8 Kristin Lam

Debate Team Results:
3 Jason Lam/ Kristin Lam
4 John
Schuhriemen/ Mary Schuhriemen
5 Race Right/ Peter Villim
7 David Kuntz/Jared Canfield
9 David Dinsmore/Heather Zupancic
11 Jonathan Dinsmore/Zachary Crocket
12 Mellissa Entzming/David Rojas

Region 6 Pre-Regional Qualifying Debate Tournament.  Michigan.  March, 2005. (Q=qualifying for Regionals, PQ=Pre-Qualified)

Debate Speakers:
5. Race Wright
 

Region 6 Pre-Regional Qualifying Tournament.  Louisville, Kentucky.  April 7-9, 2005. (Q=qualifying for Regionals, PQ=Pre-Qualified)

Sweepstakes:
1 Kristin Lam
2 Mary Schuhriemen

Apologetics:
3 David Dinsmore Q
Dramatic Interpretation:
1 Mary Schuhriemen PQ
3 John Schuhriemen Q
4 Jason Lam PQ
7 Race Wright
Duo Interpretation:
4 Colbert/Colbert PQ
Expository:
5 Jonathan Dinsmore Q
Extemporaneous:
3 Kristin Lam PQ
4 Mary Schuhriemen Q
5 Race Wright PQ
6 John Schuhriemen Q
7 Stephen Colbert Q
Humorous Interpretation:
1 Kristin Lam Q
Impromptu:
5 Race Wright PQ
7 Mary Schuhriemen PQ

Open Interpretation:
1 Mary Schuhriemen Q
2 Micah Colbert PQ
6 Kristin Lam PQ
7 Matthew Schuhriemen Q
Oratorical Interpretation:
4 David Dinsmore Q
7 Micah Colbert Q
Original Oratory:
3 Kristin Lam PQ
5 David Dinsmore Q
Persuasive:
4 Race Wright PQ

Debate Speakers:
2 Jason Lam
4 Race Wright
6 Kristin Lam
7 Mary Schuhriemen

Debate Team Results:
1. Jason Lam/Kristin Lam PQ
3. Jonathan Dinsmore/David Dinsmore Q
6. John Schuhriemen/Mary Schuhriemen PQ

Region 6 Pre-Regional Qualifying Tournament.  Orland Park, Illinois.  March 24-26, 2005. (Q=qualifying for Regionals, PQ=Pre-Qualified)

Sweepstakes
1 Jared Canfield
3 Victoria Telfer

Apologetics:
2 Race Wright Q
3 David Dinsmore
Dramatic Interpretation:
1 Miriam Canfield PQ
2 Jared Canfield PQ
3 Victoria Telfer Q
4 David Rojas PQ
5 Jason Lam PQ
6 Mary Schuhreimen Q
Duo Interpretation:
1 Canfield/Canfield PQ
2 Colbert/Colbert PQ
3 Rojas/Rojas PQ
Expository:
1 Victoria Telfer PQ
2 Zachary Crockett Q
4 Jonathan Dinsmore Q
5 Thomas Schuhreimen Q
7 Matthew Crockett Q
Extemporaneous:
1 Jared Canfield PQ
2 John Schuhreimen Q
3 Kristin Lam PQ
4 Mary Schuhreimen Q
5 Heather Zupancic PQ
6 Jonathan Wright Q
7 Race Wright PQ
8 Melissa Entzminger PQ
Humorous Interpretation:
1 Jonathan Wright Q
2 Victoria Telfer PQ
3 Jared Canfield Q
4 Heather Zupancic PQ
6 Kristin Lam Q
Impromptu:
1 Melissa Entzminger PQ
2 David Dinsmore Q
3 Jonathan Wright Q
4 Kristin Lam PQ
5 Jason Lam PQ
6 Race Wright PQ
8 Heather Zupancic PQ

Open Interpretation:
1 Zackary Crockett Q
2 Miriam Canfield PQ
3 Mary Schuhreimen Q
4 Victoria Telfer PQ
6 John Schuhreimen Q
7 Melissa Entzminger PQ
8 Matthew Schuhreimen Q
Oratorical Interpretation:
1 Jared Canfield PQ
2 Miriam Canfield PQ
3 David Dinsmore Q
7 David Kuntz Q
Original Oratory:
3 Victoria Telfer PQ
5 Kristin Lam PQ
6 Melissa Entzminger PQ
Persuasive:
1 Heather Zupancic PQ
3 David Rojas Q
4 David Kuntz
5 Race Wright PQ
6 Lisa Hofmeyer

Debate Speakers:
2. Jason Lam
3. Kristin Lam
5. Zackary Crockett
6. David Rojas
7. Jonathan Dinsmore

Debate Team Results:
1. John Schuhreimen/Mary Schuhreimen Q
3. Jared Canfield/David Kuntz PQ
5. Zackary Crockett/Jonathan Dinsmore Q
6. Heather Zupancic/David  Dinsmore PQ
10.Jason Lam/Kristi Lam PQ
12. David Rojas/Melissa Entzminger PQ
14. Race Wright/Stephen Colbert Q

Region 6 Pre-Regional Qualifying Tournament.  Fort Wayne, Indiana.  February 16-18, 2005. (Q=qualifying for Regionals, PQ=Pre-Qualified)

Apologetics:
5 Race Wright
Dramatic Interpretation:
1 Jared Canfield PQ
2 Miriam Canfield PQ
4 Victoria Telfer Q
5 Michelle Wright PQ
6 Jason Lam PQ
7 David Rojas PQ
8 Billy Wright PQ
Duo Interpretation:
1 Canfield/Canfield PQ
Expository:
1 Victoria Telfer Q
4 Jared Canfield Q
Extemporaneous:
3 Race Wright PQ
4 Jared Canfield PQ
5 Heather Zupancic PQ
6 Kristin Lam PQ
8 Peter Vilim Q
Humorous Interpretation:
1 Victoria Telfer Q
8 Heather Zupancic Q
Impromptu:
4 Kristin Lam PQ
7 Jason Lam Q
8 Heather Zupancic Q
Open Interpretation:
2 Victoria Telfer Q
3 Miriam Canfield PQ
6 Kristin Lam PQ
8 Zachary Crockett Q
Oratorical Interpretation:
2 Jared Canfield PQ
3 Miriam Canfield PQ
8 David Rojas Q
Original Oratory:
2 Victoria Telfer Q
8 Kristin Lam Q
Persuasive:
2 Heather Zupancic Q
7 Race Wright Q

Debate Speakers:
5. Kristi Lam
6. Jason Lam
7. Kim Turner
8. Jared Canfield

Debate Team Results:
1. Peter Vilim/Race Wright PQ
3. Jason Lam/Kristi Lam PQ
10. Jared Canfield/David Kuntz Q
12. Billy Wright/Michelle Wright PQ
17. Heather Zupancic/David  Dinsmore Q

Region 6 Pre-Regional Qualifying Tournament.  Carlock, Illinois.  February 7-9, 2005. (Q=qualifying for Regionals)

Dramatic Interpretation: 
(A CHARGE Sweep!)

1 Jared Canfield Q
2 Miriam Canfield Q
3 David Rojas Q
4 Melissa Entzminger Q
5 Michelle Wright Q
6 Billy Wright Q
7 Jason Lam Q
8 Jonathan Wright Q
Duo Interpretation:
1 Canfield/Canfield Q
2 Rojas/Rojas Q
3 Colbert/Colbert Q
6 Hofmeyer/Hofmeyer
Extemporaneous:
1 Melissa Entzminger Q
2 Race Wright Q
3 Jason Lam Q
4 Jared Canfield Q
5 Kristin Lam Q
7 Peter Vilim Q
Impromptu:
2 Melissa Entzminger Q
4 Kristin Lam Q
5 Race Wright Q
7 Michelle Wright Q
8 David Rojas Q
Open Interpretation:
1 Miriam Canfield Q
3 Melissa Entzminger Q
4 David Rojas Q
6 Kristin Lam Q
8 Stephen Colbert Q

Oratorical Interpretation:
1 Miriam Canfield Q
2 Jared Canfield Q
4 Jessica Rojas
5 Micah Colbert
Original Oratory:
3 Melissa Entzminger
5 Race Wright
Persuasive:
2 David Rojas Q
3 Race Wright
4 Lisa Hofmeyer

Debate Speakers:
6th - Race Wright
5th - Jason Lam
4th - Peter Vilim
3rd - Melissa Entzminger
2nd - Jared Canfield
1st - Kristin Lam

Debate Team Results:
7th - Billy Wright/Michelle Wright Q
6th - Michael Vilim/Stephen Colbert Q
5th - Race Wright/Peter Vilim Q
2nd - Melissa Entzminger/David Rojas Q
1st - Jason Lam/Kristin Lam Q

NCFCA National Championships. Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia. June 2nd-5th, 2004. 
Jared Canfield (Semi-Finalist Original Oratory) 
Benjamin Wolfson (Semi-Finalist Impromptu Speaking) 
Meghan Kenny (Semi-Finalist Impromptu Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson / Meghan Kenny (Semi-Finalists Duo Interpretation) 
David Rojas (Semi-Finalist Open Interpretation) 
Victoria Telfer (Semi-Finalist Dramatic Interpretation) 
Miriam Canfield (Semi-Finalist Dramatic Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (Semi-Finalist Dramatic Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (Semi-Finalist Extemporaneous Speaking) 
Jared Canfield (Semi-Finalist Humorous Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (6th Place Open Interpretation) 
Mary Schuhriemen (5th Place Open Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (24th Place Team Debate Speaker) 
Jason Lam / Kristin Lam (18th Place Team Debate) 
Benjamin Wolfson / Meghan Kenny (12th Place Team Debate) 
Meghan Kenny (20th Place Overall Sweepstakes) 
Benjamin Wolfson (10th Place Individual Events Sweepstakes) 
Benjamin Wolfson (5th Place Overall Sweepstakes) 

Cedarville University Open Tournament. Cedarville, Ohio. May 5th-7th, 2004. 
Melissa Entzminger (6th Place Extemporaneous) 
Kristin Lam (5th Place Extemporaneous) 
Jason Pensa (4th Place Impromptu) 
David Rojas (5th Place Open Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (4th Place Open Interpretation) 
Mary Schuhriemen (3rd Place Open Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd Place Open Interpretation) 
Victoria Telfer (1st Place Open Interpretation) 
Yup, we closed out the top five Open Interpretation spots!! 
Victoria Telfer (2nd Place Dramatic Interpretation) 
Heather Zupancic (5th Place Persuasive Speaking) 
Jason Pensa (4th Place Original Oratory) 
Jared Canfield (2nd Place Original Oratory) 
Stephen Colbert (3rd Place Expository) 
Kristin Lam (16th Place Team Debate Speaker) 
John Schuhriemen / Mary Schuhriemen (13th Place Team Debate) 
Melissa Entzminger / Ryan Zick (12th Place Team Debate) 
Jason Pensa (6th Place Individual Events Sweepstakes) 

Hillsdale College Debate Tournament. Hillsdale, Michigan. April 23rd-24th, 2004. 
Kristin Lam (3rd Place Speaker) 
Jason Lam (2nd Place Speaker) 
Race Wright / Peter Villim (Debate Octofinalists) 
Kristin Lam / Jason Lam (5th Place Team Debate) 

Maryland Open Speech Tournament. Severn, Maryland. April 15th, 2004. 
Melissa Entzminger (2nd Place Dramatic Interpretation) 
Melissa Entzminger (2nd Place Persuasive Speaking) 
Melissa Entzminger (1st Place Impromptu) 

Illinois Christian Communicators Open Tournament. Naperville, Illinois. April 5th-7th, 2004. 
Race Wright (8th Place Impromptu) 
Heather Zupancic / Hope Dean (8th Place Duo Interpretation) 
Joshua Slone (8th Place Expository) 
Victoria Telfer (8th Place Humorous Interpretation) 
Melissa Entzminger (8th Place Persuasive Speaking) 
John Schuhriemen (7th Place Impromptu) 
Ashley Andersen / Abby Andersen (7th Place Duo Interpretation) 
David Rojas (6th Place Impromptu) 
Mary Schuhriemen (6th Place Original Oratory) 
Melissa Entzminger (6th Place Extemporaneous) 
Mary Schuhriemen (5th Place Impromptu) 
Miriam Canfield / Jared Canfield (5th Place Duo Interpretation) 
Mary Schuhriemen (5th Place Open Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (5th Place Persuasive Speaking) 
Melissa Entzminger (4th Place Impromptu) 
Jared Canfield (4th Place Original Oratory) 
Victoria Telfer (4th Place Dramatic Interpretation) 
Kristin Lam (4th Place Extemporaneous) 
Benjamin Wolfson (4th Place Open Interpretation) 
Heather Zupancic (4th Place Persuasive Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson (3rd Place Impromptu) 
Meghan Kenny / Benjamin Wolfson (3rd Place Duo Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (3rd Place Original Oratory) 
Jared Canfield (3rd Place Extemporaneous) 
Jared Canfield (3rd Place Humorous Interpretation) 
Meghan Kenny (2nd Place Impromptu) 
Miriam Canfield (2nd Place Dramatic Interpretation) 
Victoria Telfer (2nd Place Open Interpretation) 
Victoria Telfer (2nd Place Persuasive Speaking) 
Jason Pensa (1st Place Impromptu) 
Victoria Telfer (1st Place Original Oratory) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st Place Dramatic Interpretation) 
Stephen Colbert (1st Place Expository) 
Meghan Kenny (3rd Place Debate Speaker) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd Place Debate Speaker) 
Kristin Lam / Jason Lam (Debate Quarter-Finalists) 
Benjamin Wolfson / Meghan Kenny (1st Place Team Debate) 
Jason Pensa (5th Place Individual Sweepstakes) 
Jared Canfield (4th Place Individual Sweepstakes) 
Victoria Telfer (2nd Place Individual Sweepstakes) 
Benjamin Wolfson (Individual Sweepstakes Champion) 

Illinois Christian Communicators "Western Open". Peoria, Illinois. March 22nd-23rd, 2004. 
Jason Pensa (7th Place Speaker) 
Mary Schuhriemen (6th Place Speaker) 
Heather Zupancic (4th Place Speaker) 
Victoria Telfer (3rd Place Speaker) 
John Telfer (2nd Place Speaker) 
Kristin Lam (1st Place Speaker) 
David Rojas / John Telfer (8th Place Team Debate) 
Jason Pensa / Matthew Beifuss (7th Place Team Debate) 
Victoria Telfer / Heather Zupancic (6th Place Team Debate) 
Jason Lam / Kristin Lam (5th Place Team Debate) 
John Schuhriemen / Mary Schuhriemen (4th Place Team Debate) 
Melissa Entzminger / Ryan Zick (3rd Place Team Debate) 

Tennessee Open Tournament. Carson-Newman College Jefferson City, TN. March 11th-13th, 2004. 
Melissa Entzminger (Semi-Finalist Extemporaneous) 
Melissa Entzminger (Semi-Finalist Dramatic Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (Semi-Finalist Original Oratory) 
Benjamin Wolfson (Semi-Finalist Humorous Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (Semi-Finalist Open Interpretation) 
Meghan Kenny (3rd place Impromptu) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd place Extemporaneous) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd place Open Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd place Impromptu) 
Meghan Kenny / Benjamin Wolfson (1st place Duo Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (1st place Impromptu Apologetics) 
Benjamin Wolfson (16th place Speaker) 
Jason Lam (15th place Speaker) 
Kristin Lam (8th place Speaker) 
Meghan Kenny / Benjamin Wolfson (11th place Team Debate) 
Jason Lam / Kristin Lam (7th place Team Debate) 
Jason Pensa / Matthew Beifuss (5th place Team Debate) - Top Seed 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st place Individual Sweepstakes) 

Ohio Regional Tournament. Columbus, OH. February 26th-28th, 2004. 
Jared Canfield (Semi-Finalist Extemporaneous) 
Jason Pensa (Semi-Finalist Impromptu) 
Jason Pensa (Semi-Finalist Impromptu Apologetics) 
Stephen Colbert (Finalist Orginal Oratory) 
Jared Canfield (3rd place Humorous Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (3rd place Original Oratory) 
Jared Canfield/Miriam Canfield (3rd place Duo Interpretation) 
Miriam Canfield (1st place Dramatic Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (1st place Open Interpretation) 
Jared Canfield (1st place Original Oratory) 
Matthew Beifuss/Jason Pensa (9th place Team Debate) 
Jared Canfield (2nd place Individual Sweepstakes) 

Indiana Regional Tournament. Bluffton IN. February 12th-14th, 2004. 
Stephen Colbert (5th place Original Oratory) 
Melissa Entzminger (4th place Persuasive Speaking) 
Melissa Entzminger (3rd place Extemporaneous Speaking) 
Melissa Entzminger (2nd place Dramatic Interpretation) 
Jason Pensa (2nd place Open Interpretation) 
Kristin Lam (5th place speaker) 
Jason Pensa/Matthew Beifuss (11th place Team Debate) 

Communicators for Christ Masters Conference. Birmingham, Alabama. February 4th-5th, 2004. 
Melissa Entzminger (1st Place Policy Debate Speaker) 
Melissa Entzminger/Bryce Morrison (1st Place Policy Debate Team) 

Point Loma Univiersity San Diego Classic. San Diego, California. January 8th-10th, 2004. 
Melissa Entzminger (2nd Place Dramatic Interpretation) 

Chicago CHARGE 3rd Annual Novice Debate Tournament. Naperville, Illinois. November 25, 2003. 
David Rojas (5th Place Speaker) 
Jared Canfield (3rd Place Speaker) 
Jason Lam (1st Place Speaker) 
Jared Canfield/Jason Lam (2nd Place Team) 

Indiana Christian Teen Communicators Practice Speech Tournament. November 20th, 2004 
Stephen Colbert (6th place Original Oratory) 
Jared Canfield (5th place Original Oratory) 
Jason Pensa (4th place Orginal Oratory) 
Jason Pensa (5th place Impromptu) 
Jared Canfield (2nd place Extemporaneous) 
Jason Pensa (1st place Open Interpetation) 

2003 NCFCA National Tournament. Cedarville University, Ohio. June 4th-7th. 
Meghan Kenny/Benjamin Wolfson (Semi-Finalists in Duo Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (3rd Place Expository Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd Place Open Interpretation) 
Chris Tuggle/Benjamin Wolfson (Champions in Duo Impromptu) 
Bryan Rudolph (14th Place Policy Debate Speaker) 
Benjamin Wolfson (9th Place Combined sweepstakes) 
Benjamin Wolfson (Individual Events Sweepstakes Champion) 

Illinois Christian Communicators Open IE/LD Tournament. Naperville, Illinois. April 28th-29th. 
Ashley Andersen (Finalist in Dramatic Interpretation) 
Johnny Michel (Finalist in Dramatic Interpretation) 
Heather Zupancic (6th Place Dramatic Interpretation) 
John Schuhreimen/Michael Sedjo (8th Place Duo Impromptu) 
Ashley Andersen/Heather Zupancic (7th Place Duo Impromptu) 
Shannon Kennedy/Jason Pensa (3rd Place Duo Impromptu) 
Heather Zupancic (7th Place Expository) 
Mary Schuhreimen (5th Place Expository) 
Jason Pensa (3rd Place Expository) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st Place Expository) 
John Schuhreimen (7thh Place Extemporaneous) 
Melissa Entzminger (6th Place Extemporaneous) 
Joshua Slone (5th Place Extemporaneous) 
Mary Schuhreimen (4th Place Extemporaneous) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st Place Extemporaneous) 
Nina Kirkpatrick (8th Place Impromptu) 
Jason Pensa (7th Place Impromptu) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd Place Impromptu) 
Melissa Entzminger (7th Place Original Oratory) 
Jared Canfield (3rd Place Original Oratory) 
Benjamin Wolfson (4th Place Open Interpretation) 
Mary Schuhreimen (8th Place Persuasion) 
Lisa Hofmeyer (7th Place Persuasion) 
Heather Zupancic (6th Place Persuasion) 
Michael Sedjo (4th Place Persuasion) 
John Schuhreimen/Mary Schuhreimen (2nd Place Duo Interpretation) 
Matt Beifuss (3rd Place Lincoln/Douglas Debate) 
Benjamin Wolfson (3rd Place Individual Sweepstakes) 

Christian Communicators of Tennessee Closed Tournament. Tennessee. April 10th-12th. 
Lizz Crowson and Benjamin Wolfson (1st place debate team) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st place debate speaker) 
Benjamin Wolfson (5th Place Extemporaneous Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson (4th Place Impromptu) 
Benjamin Wolfson (3rd Place Open Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st Place Expository) 

Illinois Christian Communicators Open Team Policy Debate Qualifying Tournament. Naperville, Illinois. March 24th-25th. 
John Schuhriemen and Matt Beifuss (Finalist - Quarterfinals team) 
Johnny Michel and Justin Wilcox (4th place team) 
Lizz Crowson and Benjamin Wolfson (3rd place team) 
Benjamin Wolfson (3rd place speaker) 

Christian Communicators of Tennessee Open Qualifying Tournament. Morristown, Tennessee. March 6th-8th. 
Jason Pensa (Semi-finalist Open Interpretation) 
Melissa Entzminger (6th Place Open Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson [with Chris Tuggle] (3rd place Duo-Impromptu) 
Benjamin Wolfson (3rd place Expository Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd Place Open Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson [with Meghan Kenny] (1st Place Duo Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st place Impromptu Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st Place Individual Sweepstakes) 

Indiana Open Qualifying Tournament. Bluffton, IN. February 7th-8th, 2003. 
Kristi Lam/Bryan Rudolph (4th place team) 
Bryan Rudolph (13th place speaker) 

Communicators for Christ Master's Conference debate tournament. Marina, CA. February 5th, 2003. 
Benjamin Wolfson (CHARGE)/Renee Jorgensen (CLASH) (7th place team) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st place speaker) 

Christian Communicators of Ohio Practice Tournament. Marion, Ohio. January 23rd-25th. 
Benjamin Wolfson (3rd place Expository Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson (1st place Open Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson (2nd place Impromptu Speaking) 

Chicago CHARGE Speech and Debate Club 2nd Annual Novice Team Debate Tournament. Naperville, IL. November 26th, 2002. 
Justin Long/Kelly Weimer (1st place team) 
Sarah Bramsen/Matt Beifuss (2nd place team) 
Justin Wilcox/Johnny Michel (3rd place team) 
Matt Beifuss (1st place speaker) 
Nina Kirkpatrick (2nd place speaker) 
Corrie Salge (3rd place speaker) 
Sarah Bramsen (4th place speaker) 
Kelly Weimer (5th place speaker) 
Kristi Lam (6th place speaker) 

NCFCA 2002 National Tournament. Murfreesboro, Tennessee. June 26th-29th. 
Jonathan Wolfson (9th place Impromptu Speaking) 
Benjamin Wolfson/Jonathan Wolfson (2nd place Duo Interpretation) 
Benjamin Wolfson/Jonathan Wolfson (2nd place Team Policy Debate)

Chicago CHARGE Alumni...where are they now?

Name Location Position
Jonathan Wolfson Washington, DC Research Assistant for the President's Council of Economic Advisors (CEA).  Graduated AB Economics Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis (2005)  Adjunct coach for CHARGE
Bryan Rudolph Wheaton, IL Student and debater for Wheaton College
Chris Tuggle (honorary CHARGE member ) Purceville, VA Student and debater at Patrick Henry College
Benjamin Wolfson Naperville, IL Student and forensics competitor for College of DuPage (2 National Championships in 2005).  Chicago CHARGE Coaching staff.
Meghan Kenny (honorary CHARGE member) Boston, MA Student at Boston University
Matt Beifuss Aurora, IL Student and forensics competitor for College of DuPage. State champion in debate and Impromptu.  Chicago CHARGE Coaching staff.

 

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