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Speaking Competitions

The School of Communication Studies host two speaking competitions.

Charles J. McClung Speech Contest, the largest public speaking contest in the Southeast. The contest takes place semi-annually, in the fall and spring semesters, featuring unique themes every year. This contest is for CMST 210 (Public Speaking) students.

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Pictured Left to Right: Jordan Henegar, Jackson Long, Jake Lester, Eugene (Gen) Kim, Seth Davis



The newest contest is Smokey Talks contest. This is for CMST 240 (Business & Professional Speaking) students. This contest is also semi-annually, in the fall and spring semesters.

Top five winners receive prize money deposited into their accounts.

Fall Semester 2019 Winners pictured below