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American Legion Department of Michigan Seeks Contestants for the 2013 Oratorical Contest

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January 2nd, 2013 is Fast Approaching ..... Don't Pass Up the Chance to Win up to $18,000 in Scholarship money......

American Legion Posts around Michigan are seeking High School Students interested in competing in the 2013 Oratorical Contest.

The Oratorical Contest presents 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.

Contestants will compete on the District Level, then the Zone Level, then the State Level.  At the the State level prizes range from $800, $1000, and $1500.  The winner of the State will advance to National and compete for up to $18,000 in scholarship money.

For more information visit www.michiganlegion.org/scholarships  to receive a application packet please email: packet@michiganlegion.org or to speak to the programs coordinator Deanna Clar…