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2019 American Legion High School Oratorical Contest is looking for contestants
Up to $18,000 in scholarship money is possible
Do you know a High School Student who Welcomes Learning?
We are looking for high school students who welcome learning to compete in our 2019 Constitutional Speech Contest
Intention to compete is due by November 20, 2018
This contest is for students who welcome learning. Who are seeking an academic challenge and opportunity to gain scholarship funds, The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is a natural fit. Students learn about our country’s Constitution in a contest that has been held by The American Legion for more than 80 years.
The American Legion Department of Michigan is preparing for the 2019 High School Oratorical Scholarship Competition. This competition gives contestants the opportunity to compete for $18,000 in scholarship money in a speech contest centered on the U.S. Constitution.
Please pass this information along to your students, parents, and your social studies, government, and other interested parties
This year the amendments are the first, fourth, thirteenth, and twenty-first amendments. One amendment will be selected before the contest, and all contestants will speak on that chosen amendment for three to five minutes. Each contestant will give a prepared speech for eight to ten minutes.
Interested students or teachers can find out more at michiganlegion.org/oratorical, email email@example.com, orcall Ashley at (517) 371- 4720 ext. 23.
American Legion backs VA on disability claims on toxic waste exposure
WASHINGTON (January 13, 2017) – The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization expressed appreciation Friday after the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a decision to provide disability benefits
to veterans suffering from eight deadly diseases connected to water contamination at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
"Veterans have waited long enough for treatment and proper care in the area of environmental health," American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt said. "Those who have served at Camp Lejeune and are
now suffering from illnesses linked to contamination cannot be left to confront these diseases as if they were not in any way connected to their time on base. We are here to see this does not happen."
Groundwater contamination at Camp Lejeune was stated specifically in American Legion Resolution No. 118, passed unanimously by delegates at the 98th National Convention in Cincinn…
Listed below are only the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are 5 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these and future events (thru August) at http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html Clicking on "attached flyer" for each event either below or on the future listing at the website will get you the flyer for that event. If your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community. I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all! Please make sure any flyer lists address of event and a contact person!
Listed below are only the events I have for the next 14+ days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are 3 new items. You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these and future events (thru August) at http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html If your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community. I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all! Please make sure any flyer lists address of event and a contact person!