Downers Grove North grad is national speech champion
DOWNERS GROVE – Given a short phrase or noun – free of context – how quickly would you be able to compose a five-minute speech explaining the concept?
After drawing three topics from a hat, high school speech competitors like Alex Buckley must pick one, and then take only two minutes to formulate a clever five-minute recital to impress the judges.
Last month, in the final round of the National Forensic League's impromptu speaking category, Buckley pulled the phrase "It's too bad stupidity isn't painful."
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