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Weatherford College students waiting to give their speech

The Fine Arts and Communication Department of Weatherford College offer three classes in Speech Communication to promote excellence in communication skills that are useful in all aspects of life: 

Fundamentals of Speech Communications

Teaches the theories and practice of communication in interpersonal, small group, and public speech. 

Public Speaking

Teaches research, composition, organization, delivery, and analysis of speeches for various purposes and occasions.  

Business & Professional Speaking

Teaches the application of theories and practices of speech communication as applied to business and professional situations.

The Joe Tison Outstanding Speech Student Award

Each year students are nominated by instructors to compete in the Joe Tison Outstanding Speech Student Competition. Nominees present their best speech before a panel of judges who select the best speech and name the recipient of the award for that academic year.