Samantha DaCruz – Cumberland Polytechnic HS – 3rd Place winner NC State 2017 HS Oratorical Scholarship Contest; Martin D. Arthur – Dept. Vice Commander Division II
1st Place winner (Maggi Chambers, District IV – Richmond Senior HS, Rockingham, NC brought it home. If you could have heard this young lady, you missed it. She will represent the State of NC at the Nationals in Indianapolis, IN 22-23 April 2017
2nd place winner (Thomas G. Turner, rep District 5 – Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy, Moors boro, NC); 3rd place winner (Samantha DaCruz, rep District 8 – Cumberland Polytechnic High School, Fayetteville, NC) , I attended event and the competition was stringent – All of these young people should do well in life. They were all good.
The 5 candidates await their placement result. The prepared speeches were all good and each delivered effective 3-5 minutes speeches on the 7th Amendment – GREAT JOB!
American Legion Post 155 hosted NC State 2017 Oratorical Contest
The NC State High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest was well attended. Post 155, Kings Mountain, NC