NICEVILLE — The Northwest Florida State College Forensics Team recently competed in the Florida College System Activities Association State Championship Tournament at Tallahassee Community College.

Team members are Alizabeth Turner-Ward, Nelly Zavaleta, Phoenix Price and Rowan Price, all of Niceville; Deaton Arthur of Freeport; and Caleb Heathershaw of Crestview.

The Phoenix Price and Nelly Zavaleta parliamentary team took fourth place and Rowan Price and Alizabeth Turner-Ward parliamentary team took fifth place. Rowan Price was third in overall debate speaker points. 

Deaton Arthur took fifth place in extemporaneous speaking; Caleb Heathershaw took fifth place in impromptu speaking and seventh place in prose; Phoenix Price was sixth in prose and seventh in poetry; and Rowan Price was sixth in extemporaneous speaking.

Forensics Coach Cecil Scalf was also voted FCSAA 2018 Forensics Coach of The Year by statewide forensics coaches. This is Scalf’s third Coach of the Year honor, with wins also coming in 2010 and 2015.

Contact Scalf, 897-2080 or, for more information about joining the NWFSC Forensics Team.