Showing posts with label juniors. Show all posts
Showing posts with label juniors. Show all posts

Friday, April 16, 2010

ORATORICAL CONTEST

South Carolina junior tops Oratorical field
The American Legion - April 11, 2010

Tori Beth Black captured Sunday's National Oratorical Contest. James V. Carroll

Tori Beth Black - a home-schooled high school junior from Iva, S.C. - capped a busy weekend of competition in Indianapolis by earning an $18,000 college scholarship and first place in The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program - "A Constitutional Speech Contest." Her winning oration was titled "A Rising Sun."
 
Elizabeth Blessing, another home-schooled student from Auburn, Ala., earned a $16,000 college scholarship with a second-place finish, while Brooke Connor, of Bridport, Vt., earned a $14,000 scholarship and finished third.
 
Watch an interview with Black here.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE

The ANNUAL 5th DISTRICT AUXILIARY SPRING CONFERENCE will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at Harold W. Townsend Post 1757, Sackets Harbor, NY. REGISTRATION starts at 8:30 a.m. MEETING at 10:00 a.m.


LUNCH will include ham, scalloped potatoes, vegetable, cabbage salad, applesauce, fresh rolls/butter, coffee and dessert. COST is just $10.00 including lunch and registration.


MAKE check payable to: “ALA 5th DISTRICT” and send BY APRIL 29, 2010 to: Anna Houghtaling, Harbor Heights B-ll, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685. Phone number is 315-646-2161.


Our 6 County Presidents will be speaking about what good things that are going on in their Counties. Our Chaplain will be holding a Memorial Service for our lost members.


The following members from your Unit should attend with expenses paid: Unit President; Vice Presidents, Membership Chairman; Children & Youth Chairman, Secretary, VA & R Chairman and Junior Advisor.


5th DISTRICT JUNIORS will also meet at Post 1757 with their lunch also costing $10.00.

Contact your local Unit for registration forms.