PEORIA — With the help of a student from Rochelle, the Bradley Speech Team brought home its 17th consecutive Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Championship scoring 297 points besting second place Northwestern University (136 points) with Illinois State University, North Central College, and Southeastern Illinois College rounding out the top five programs in the state.
Dakotah Asbury (senior advertising major from Rochelle) - won the state championship in Prose Interpretation and Program Oral Interpretation.
Bradley won seven of 11 individual event championships.
National tournaments will take place in April with the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament hosted on Bradley’s campus (4/1-3).
Bradley State Champions