The purpose of The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. 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.
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American Legion Southern Tier Zone
announces the winners of the 2012-2013
High School Oratorical Contest
Herbert Lehman College Auditorium
February 3, 2013
Left to right: Adam Pulner of Suffern HS (Honorable Mention), Amy Zahn of Suffern HS (1st Place Winner), Michael Brophy (Rockland County Oratorical Chairman), Malik Horton (Xavier HS and 2nd Place Winner), Edward J. Cardinale (Rockland County Commander). Next level, American Legion Department of New York Competition, March 2, 2013 10:00 am, Sand Creek Middle School, Albany, NY (Snow Date March 9, 2013).