Speaking

Speech & Debate Awards

Persuasive Speech 3rd Place, OSU, qualified to National Championship, 2015
Topic: Adoption

IPDA Debate 1st Place Speaker, David Frank Tournament of Scholars, U of O, 2015

Impromptu Speech Finalist, OSU, qualified to National Championship, 2015

Extemporaneous Current Events Speech Finalist, OSU, first runner-up to Nationals, 2015

Bash-Whisler Annual Oratory Contest 3rd Place, NCU, 2015

IPDA Debate 6th Place Speaker Award, Linfield Tournament, 2014

Open IPDA Debate Silver Medalist, Pacific/Whitworth Tournament, 2014

National Human Rights Oratory Contest, Fourth Place in Nation, Washington D.C., 2012

Oregon Human Rights Oratory Contest, First Place in State, Salem, OR, 2012

Oregon Human Rights Oratory Contest, Third Place in State, Salem, OR, 2011

Western Round Robin Tournament, Winning Record, Bellingham, WA, 2012

Oregon Trail Qualifier Speech/Debate Tournament, Portland, OR, 2012
6th Place Team (out of 39 teams from Region 2)
6th Place Team Policy Speaker (out of 78 speakers)
1st Place Biographical Narrative Speech (out of 26) (Qualified to Nationals)
5th Place Impromptu Speaking (out of 48)

Inland Northwest Qualifier Speech/Debate Tournament, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 2012
7th Place Team (out of 31 teams from Region 2)
8th Place Team Policy Speaker (out of 62 speakers)

National Open Speech/Debate Tournament, Spokane, WA, 2012
8th Place Team (out of 47 teams)
Semi-finalist Persuasive Speech (out of 77)

Region II Regional Invitational Speech/Debate Tournament, Bellingham, WA, 2012
Semi-finalist Persuasive Speech (out of 34) (Qualified to Nationals)
2nd Place Biographical Narrative Speech (out of 26) (Qualified to Nationals)

Rainmakers Team Member, 2011-2012
NCFCA Competitive Speech and Debate League, traveled across Northwest & qualified to nationals

Voice of Democracy Oratory Award, Springfield, OR, 2011 & 2012
2nd Place in District

PSSDA Puget Sound Debate Camp, 2010
7th Place Novice Speaker

Professional Speaking Experience

Regular Speaker at Shasta Middle School Campus Life, 2013 – present
Lane County Campus Life, Shasta Middle School Studio West, Eugene, OR
Spoke to at-risk students at Shasta Middle School about relevant topics: peer pressure, eating disorders, depression, etc.

Campus Life Donor Relations, 2013 – 2018
Lane County Campus Life, Eugene, OR
Spoke at numerous churches, schools and country clubs across Lane County to fundraise and find volunteers (ex: University of Oregon, Lane Community College, Northwest Christian University, Onyx House, Eugene Vineyard, Fairfield Baptist Church, Eugene Christian Fellowship, Camp Creek Church, Eugene Hilton, Eugene Country Club, Shadow Hills Country Club, etc.)

Ford Scholars Conference Banquet Speaker, 2017
Ford Family Foundation, Represented the class of 2014, Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, OR

Campus Life Retreat Speaker, 2017
Lane County Campus Life, Camp Namanu, Sandy, OR

Sky Camp Keynote Speaker, 2015 & 2016
Lane County Campus Life, Sky Camp, Fall Creek Reservoir, OR

Campus Life Retreat Speaker, 2015
Lane County Campus Life, Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, OR

University Choir & Orchestra Concert Keynote Speaker, 2015
Northwest Christian University, Eugene, OR

Real Life Panelist, 2014
Lane County Campus Life, Sky Camp, Fall Creek Reservoir, OR

NCU Speakin’ Beacon Team Member, 2014-2015
Competitive College Speech and Debate League, traveled across northwest & to nationals

Human Rights Event Keynote Speaker, 2014
Pioneer Courthouse, Portland, OR

Master of Ceremonies for Panel of Strong Women Event, 2014
Lane Community College, Eugene, OR

TeenPact National Convention Conference Campaign Speaker, 2013
TeenPact Leadership Schools, spoke to an audience of 900+ people, Dayton, TN

Stand Firm Oregon Event, 2013
Wayne L. Morse Courthouse, Eugene, OR

Master of Ceremonies for Breakfast Panel with Dr. Alveda King, 2013
Eugene Hilton, Panel moderator for Martin Luther King Jr.’s niece, Eugene, OR

Traveling Field Staffer, 2012 – 2013
TeenPact Leadership Schools, traveled to state capitol builings across the nation and taught nonpartisan workshops on the political process, public speaking and parlimentary procedure to students ages 13-19

Committee Member of Lane Community College Council of Clubs, 2012 – 2014
Lane Community College, moderated discussions, events and panels, Eugene, OR

Training Director for Lane Community College Club Volunteers, 2012 – 2014
Lane Community College, led 50-minute training sessions for new volunteers

Affairs of the Heart Women’s Health Fair Representative, 2012 – 2014
McKenzie Willamette Hospital Affairs of the Heart Health Fair, Lane Events Center, panelist and representative for women’s health, Eugene, OR

North Eugene High School Health Class Presentation, 2012
North Eugene High School, gave 50-minute presentations to ask-risk youth

Thurston High School Health Class Presentation, 2012
Thurston High School, gave 50-minute presentations to ask-risk youth

Eugene Christian School Health Class Presentation, 2012
Eugene Christian School, gave 50-minute presentations to ask-risk youth

StandUpGirl Banquet Speaker, 2012
Eugene Country Club, Eugene, OR

Religious Freedom and Diversity Event Keynote Speaker, 2012
Wayne L. Morse Courthouse, Eugene, OR

Abolition Project International Fashion Show Keynote Speaker, 2012
University of Oregon Ballroom, spoke to 500+ people from around the world, Eugene, OR
Topic: Human Trafficking

Creative Performing Experience

Emcee and DJ for Shasta Middle School Dances, 2017 – 2018
Lane County Campus Life, Eugene, OR

Director of Mystery Dinner Theater, 2017
Shasta Middle School, Wrote script, directed and acted in dinner theater, Eugene, OR

Public Poetry Reading, 2014 & 2015
NCU Poetry Slam, Read original poems, Eugene, OR

Opening Act Soliloquy, 2015
NCU Night of Broadway, Eugene, OR

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