Applications for this contest are due January 2nd, 2023.
Winner of the 2022 Oratorical Contest for Braxton-Perkins Post 25, the 3rd District of Virginia, and the Eastern Region of Virginia
The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.
Braxton-Perkins Post 25 and the American Legion Riders Chapter 25 offer one of the highest scholarships in Virginia for the American Legion Oratorical Contest; a $1,000.00 scholarship which can be used at any college or university in the United States and a chance to compete at the State and National levels. The Braxton-Perkins Post 25 application form for this scholarship is available HERE.