2014 Constitutional Speech Contest
February 1, 2014

Red Lion at the Park
Spokane, Washington

The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program – “A Constitutional Speech Contest” aims to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students.

Scholarships totaling $5,000 will be awarded to students taking part in the state contest. The state winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship, plus an expenses paid trip to Indianapolis, Indiana, to compete in the national contest for a part of the $138,000 national scholarship pool.

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.

If you are a high school student who would like to participate, or a teacher or parent of a student who would like to participate, please go to the American Legion Department of Washington High School Oratorical website for more info.

To apply for the contest, download the application form student application form at the bottom of this page and contact American Legion Post Commander Tony Morea at Remember all applications must be certified by a post or district by December 15th, 2013.

Only the top four contestants will compete in Spokane on February 1st. The first two rounds of competition will be held at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake on Saturday, January 18.

FOR APPLICATION PLEASE CLICK HERE washington oratorical application.

The 2012-2013 Washington Youth Champion came from Lake Stevens!!!


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