Gerald C. Daniel Post 37



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.


Past winners of the Post 37 Oratorical Contest have went on to win both District and State competition and participate at the National level for Scholarships worth up to $26,000.00


For Information on the 2023 Contest Contact - Valerie Scheuering  e-mail

  Post 37 Contest scheduled 5 pm on 6 January 2023 at Fernley Senior Center

Contest Rules Information


Assigned Topics for 2023 Oratorical Contest


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