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Legion's oratorical contest open to high school students
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MONROE - The Monroe American Legion Post-sponsored oratorical contest is set for Sunday, Jan. 12. The contest is open to high school-aged students in the Monroe and Juda area. The Oratorical Contest presents participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of the nation's laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.