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Essay Contest

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ESSAY CONTEST Grades 9-12

The  Department of Pennsylvania State Essay First Place Winner will be  awarded a $3500 scholarship, a plaque and a trip to this years PA  American Legion Convention in July to read the winning essay to the  assembled delegates.

The Second Place Winner will receive a $3000 scholarship and a plaque.

The Third Place Winner will receive a $2500 scholarship and a plaque.

Grades 9 – 12 Topic–“How would our founding fathers respect the American Flag today?”

Oratorical Contest

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Oratorical Contest

The  contest will consist of two parts (A) An 8 – 10 minute, memorized  oration will be given on some phase of the United States Constitution.  (B) A 3 – 5 minute oration on one of the four “assigned topics” assigned  by National Headquarters.

The contestant may not use any notes  or prompts when giving their oration. A minimum of five (5) judges will  judge all contests, grading independently. Local and county contest can  be judged by a minimum of three (3) judges.

The tabulators will  tabulate all scores of the judges and apply any penalties as directed by  the Chairman of the contest. The Chairman will verify the result and  announce the winners.

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