American Legion District #5 National High School Oratorical Contest
February 08, 2004 - MILO
Commander and Adjutant of American Legion District 5 (Piscataquis, Penobscot and Hancock Counties) presented the First Place Award and a Check for $ 100 to Ashley Hamilton of Penquis Valley High School. Ashley Hamilton will represent the American Legion for the three counties on February 13, 2004 at the Department Level (Maine wide) contest in Augusta. The contest is at The Maine Veterans Home in Augusta and will begin at 7 PM. The prizes: First $1000, Second $500, Third $250 and Fourth through Seventh $ 100.
The Winner from each state will compete at The National Contest at Indiana University Ė Purdue University in Indianapolis on April 3rd and 4th. The National winners will receive significant scholarships: First $ 18,000, Second $ 16,000, and Third $ 14,000. Numerous $ 1500 scholarships will also be awarded.
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