Friday, April 29, 2011

The Finals of Campus Slammer, and the Winner Is...

and the Winner Is.........

The Ct. Storytelling Center is proud to announce the 2011 Campus Slammer winner Andrew Greaves of Connecticut College.

Andrew Greaves Winner 2011 Campus Slammer

The Runners up in the 2011 Campus Slammer Inter-Collegiate Story Slam are:

#2 Liz deLise of Connecticut College  (rt)
#3 Dina Addorisio of the University of Connecticut (l)


They were invited back to the showcase mic on Saturday night at 9:30 in Fortune Hall , Cummings Art Center during the Connecticut Storytelling Festival!

    Spirits were high as the winners were annnounced and all the photos were taken to commemorate this very first Campus Slammer.

  Story Slams are a contest on delivery of a 5 minute original story. All  these students particpated on their home campus  and earned a spot at Campus Slammer Finals.  The night had many parts that made it a success, A huge Thank -You to the judges that came out.
( left -right)

Christine Rothe - Storyteller, Wayne Norman WILI 1400 AM Radio and Uconn Husky basketball commentator,
Julie Donovan- college student ( not a particpating college), Rosemarie Roberts Connecticut College Professor,  Matthew McCaffrey- Interim UCC minister and Pres. of the Middletown Chorale.

Part of Our wonderful Campus Slammer Audience

It was an exciting time!

A round of applause for our emcee'ss tonight! Amanda Hiles and Greg Manizza from University of Hartford.

A thank You to Celia Whitehead of Conn College for committee work and timing the slam

A thank You to Kelly Trueb who has been scorer at many of the Campus Slammers

A thank you to all who donated toward the prize bags they recieved.

Stylin the prize bags
      All the contestants took home a prize bag which included the Campus Slammer  T-Shirts donated by:
Science Engineering Assoc. Of Mansfield Center, CT. and Vicky Wetherell  of Storrs, CT.  and made by Sew On and Sew Forth of Franklin, CT.

  Check back next week for more on the wrap up from Campus Slammer and the donors whose prizes filled the bags. There will also be  a report on the Showcase Mic Saturday Evening Fortune Hall , Cummings Art Center Conn. College. New London, CT.                

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