Georgia AmLegion Post 304

This Weblog is for the exclusive use of members of Post 304 of the Georgia American Legion in Kennesaw/Acworth, GA. It may be used for numerous purposes but will be primarily a site for communicating information to our members.

If you wish to post a "blog" on this weblog, please contact me at: dburdette488@bellsouth - I will either post it for your or advise you how to do it yourself.

Snail mailing address for the Post: American Legion Post 304, P.O. Box 15, Kennesaw, GA 30156-0015.

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Area Contestants Caleb Smith (l - Area Winner) and Post 304 Contestant Andrew Jones (r - Second Place)
Our Area and Department Oratorical Contestant Was in Top 9 Nationally

The 69th annual National High School Oratorical Contest Finals were held this past weekend, April 22 - 23, 2006 at the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis Conference Center and Hotel. The 52 Department winners who entered the National Competition were all outstanding representatives of today's youth.
The winners were:
First Place Nicholas Elledge (TN) $18,000
Second Place Terrie Nelson (NC) $16,000
Third Place Katie Dahlinghaus (OH) $14,000

The following competed in the semi-final contest and will receive a $3,000 scholarship ($1,500 for having competed in the quarter-final contest and an additional $1,500 for competing in the semi-final contest but not advancing to the finals): Mustafizur Rahman (FL); Caleb Smith (GA); Mayur Kasetty (MA); Rory Eaton (NY); Rebecca Shelton (ND); and Laura Koller (PA).

Caleb Smith, the Department of GA winner, represents the Cartersville, GA Post.


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