A student at Miami University won in the Ohio Forensics Association's State Championship.

Hudson resident Hannah Ross, a sophomore integrated mathematics education major, placed fourth in the After Dinner Speaking category.

The Miami University forensics team finished first overall at the competition in February at Marietta College.

Miami was crowned champion of the debate division as well as the individual events division, claiming 34 of the 78 awards offered at the tournament. Additionally, the team had members advance to the finals of every event offered.

The team won first place in dramatic interpretation, prose interpretation, extemporaneous speaking, Lincoln-Douglas debate and parliamentary debate.

Thirteen schools from across the state competed, including The Ohio State University, The University of Cincinnati and Ohio University.