American Legion Dept. of NM

American Legion Dept. of NM
Posted on 11/28/2017

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The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation's laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship. The program has featured numerous politicians and prominent contestants over the years.
1st place - $18,000
2nd place - $16,000
3rd place - $14,000

High School students under the age of 20 are eligible

Contest will be held January 27, 2018

For registration forms and more information, pick up a packet in Ms. Torres's office at EVHS

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