Department of Nevada

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Department of Nevada American Legion Oratorical

Scholarship Contest

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.

www.legion.org/oratorical

 

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" A Constitutional Speech Contest"

Students interested in competing in the 2022 Oratorical Scholarship High School Speech Contest please contact Valerie Scheuering Department Oratorical Chairperson by writing her at this email nvnative1959@sbcglobal.net for information on how to enter. 

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Assigned Topics for 2022 Oratorical Contest are yet to be determined                                                    

 

POST CONTEST DATES ARE YET TO BE DETERMINED

Post 4 -   

Post 37 - 

DISTRICT CONTEST DATES YET TO BE DETERMINED

District 1

District 2  - 

District 3 - 

District 4 - 

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DEPARTMENT 2021 ORATORICAL CONTEST RESULTS

 
 ELEANOR REYNOLDS
 
SENIOR AT PALO VERDE HIGH SCHOOL (LAS VEGAS)
 
CONTEST WINNER
 
 
PHENIX URCIOLI
 
SOPHOMORE AT CANYON SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL (HENDERSON)
 
1ST RUNNER-UP
 
 
RYAN SOULIER
 
JUNIOR AT CARSON CITY HIGH SCHOOL (CARSON CITY)
 
2ND RUNNER UP
 

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Congratulations and Well Done to all the students that competed the 2021 Post, District and Department 2021 competitions.

       In each competition, orators delivere a rehearsed 8- to 10-minute address and a randomly assigned 3-to 5-minute oration on a constitutional topic, each without the benefit of notes and in front of a live audience, including the judges. 

The 2.2-million member American Legion developed the contest to encourage young people to improve their communications skills and to study the U.S. Constitution. More than $3 million in scholarships have been awarded over the history of the contest. 

 

 

www.legion.org/oratorical

To Start an Oratorical Contest for the Youth in your Post's Community contact:

Valerie Scheuering Department Oratorical Chairman at (775) 722-6516.