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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.

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Post 24 2019 Oritorical Contest


Congratulations to Luke Evangelista from Bradenton Christian High School

Luke is one of six Florida High School students going to compete in the

Florida Championship where the winner receives a $2,500 scholarship

and the ability to compete at the National Contest for an

$18,000 scholarship.  Special thank you to everyone that suppored this contest.


Luke receiving his monetary award from

Post 24 Oritorical Chairman, Bill Hiltgen