Congratulations are in order for Criminal Justice Department faculty member Traci Ciepiela! Traci won the Toastmasters Humorous Speech Competition for her area in Cheyenne on September 22nd.
Her speech, titled “A Double Shot of Panic” was inspired by a visit to her oncologist Dr. Hyngstrum at the Huntsman center in Salt Lake City. After winning, Traci was invited to participate in a district competition October 28th.
On October 28th she won the District 26 Toastmasters Humorous Speech Competion and has been invited to compete in the Regional Competition which will take place on November 11th, in Denver, Colorado.
If you're interested in Toastmasters, the group meets on campus every Thursday from 6-7:00PM in room 1003.
Next time you see Traci Ciepiela on campus, give her a pat on the back and ask her about that speech!