Department of Nevada American Legion Oratorical
The purpose of The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.
" A Constitutional Speech Contest"
Students interested in competing in the 2018 Oratorical Scholarship High School Speech Contest please contact Jerry Finley Department Oratorical Chairperson by writing him at his email firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to enter.
Assigned Topics for 2018 Oratorical Contest
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DEPARTMENT OF NEVADA 2018 CONTEST
Congratulations and Well Done to all the students that competed the 2017 Post, District and Department 2017 competitions.
The 2017 Department Contest Results:
1st Place - Samantha Ross - Coronado High School, Henderson, NV. District 2
2nd Place - Sawyer Barnett - Carson High School, Carson City, NV. District 4
3rd Place - Robert Flummerfelt - Faith Luthern High School, Las Vegas, NV. District 2
4th Place Tessa Overholser - Elko High School, Elko, NV. District 3
The Department wants to extend their personal thank you to the Judges who made the Nevada 2017 Oratorical Department Contest possible;
To Start an Oratorical Contest for the Youth in your Post's Community contact Jerry Finley Department Oratorical Chairman at (775) 575-0420.