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Milo American Legion Oratorical Contest

February 15, 2012 - TRC

Pictured, front row (left to right) are Alex Slagle, who finished third; Stephanie Vachon, second place; Jason Durant, first place; and Chairperson Margaret Williams. Back row: Judges Dan Nutter, George Dean, Dick Graves, Leshy Paynster, Margaret Early; a
The Annual Oratorical Contest was recently held at the Milo American Legion Post. The criteria are an 8-10 minute talk on a portion of the U.S. Constitution followed by a 3 to 5-minute subject announced at the last minute.

The Legion presented cash awards of $100 to the third-place contestant, $150 to the second-place finisher and $250 to the winner.

Jason Durant will advance to the State of Maine Oratorical Contest to be held Saturday, Feb. 25 at Thomas College in Waterville.

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