Jeremy Plumb sixth at state forensics competition


KEARNEY – Jeremy Plumb finished sixth in informative speaking to lead the University of Nebraska at Kearney Forensics team at Saturday’s Nebraska Intercollegiate Forensics Association State Tournament in Omaha.

A sophomore English major from Omaha, Plumb’s topic was about cultured meat grown out of a petri dish. He placed sixth while competing against nearly 30 entries from other colleges and universities.

Plumb and freshman athletic training/pre-physical therapy major Sara Cooksley of Anselmo also combined to lead UNK to a first-place finish in the Division II Team Sweepstakes. The team sweepstakes is decided by points collected from all individual performances.

In addition to informative speaking, Plumb competed in program of oral interpretation, extemporaneous and impromptu speaking. Cooksley competed in extemporaneous speaking, dramatic interpretation and program of oral interpretation.

Source: Aaron Blackman, Director of Forensics, 308.865.8705,
Writer: Todd Gottula, 308.865.8454,


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