From December 1-3, the Forensics team traveled to Longview, WA to compete in the Smelt Classic Tournament. CSUSB entered 14 members into the tournament in IEs and NPDA debate and came home with 3 medals. Says Professor Amy Wassing, Faculty Advisor to the team, 'I am very proud of their performance; we had a great time, met some new people, and even got to check out the local culture and food in Portland.' Students competed against nine other colleges- Lewis & Clark University (Portland, OR), Oregon State University, Pacific University, Western Washington University, University of Oregon, Linfield College, Mt Hood College, Bellevue College, and Lower Columbia College.
- Krystal Erickson- 3rd place
- Tabitha Kessler
- Zahnely Baca- won 2nd place and top novice speaker
- Alba Luviano
ADS/STE (After Dinner Speaking/Speech to Entertain)
- Theresa Salas- awarded top junior speaker
- Dorian Butler- won 3rd place
- Maria de Lourdes Campos
- Felipe Montano Jr
- Natalie Gayoso & Amanda McFarland
- Josefina Valdivia & Tejwant Brar
- Elizabeth Vargas & Dalal Museitef
- Maria de Lourdes Campos & Felipe Montano Jr.