Constitutional Speech Contest Seeks Contestants in Michigan #CollegeScholarship #moneyforschool

The American Legion Department of Michigan
212 N Verlinden Ave, Lansing, MI 48915

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Constitutional Speech Contest Seeks Contestants in Michigan

The American Legion Department of Michigan Oratorical Contest entry deadline is January 2nd, 2015.  Contestants will compete at several levels for scholarship money to be used for college education.  A 1st and 2nd place winner at the State level will win $1500 and $800.  The state’s first place winner will then move on to the National level and compete for $18,000, $16,000, and $14,000 in scholarship money.  However, as the student progresses through competition on the National level they will receive $1500 for each level they advance. 
Ninth to grade 12 students (U.S. citizens and under the age of 20) enrolled in a high school or junior high school or equivalent may compete.  The topics will be on one of 4 Constitutional amendments.
For more information visit www.michiganlegion.org /oratorical  or call Roxanne Osga at (517) 371-4720 ext 23.
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Press release contact Mark Sutton, Public Relations Director, The American Legion Department of Michigan, info@michiganlegion.org or 517-371-4720


The American Legion Department of Michigan represents over 70,000 members in the State of Michigan. The American Legion was founded in 1919, based on “The Four Pillars”; veteran rehabilitation, Americanism, child welfare, and national security and continued above all its mission as a consumers’ advocate for veterans. For more information contact the Michigan Legion at 517-371-4720 ext 16, mark@michiganlegion.org, or visit our website at www.michiganlegion.org.

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