The American Legion
National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program
" A Constitutional Speech Contest"

Department Oratorical Chairman Roger Lacy

Certification for the Department (State) contest means that a student must present his/her oration to the
Post and/or a civic organization three (3) times as organized by the Post Oratorical Chairman.
Posts can certify all students who apply and follow the above rule or Posts can sponsor a contest
to determine whom they will certify for the Department (State) contest

Students certified by a Post will proceed to the Department (State) Contest

See the "Related Links" section at the bottom of this page for Application & Certification forms & other info

Congratulations and a thank you to all the contestants for their hard work
and help in making the 2014 contest a success.

Related Links
"Still Serving America"
Welcome to
The American Legion
Department of Arkansas

P.O. Box 3280 -- 7th & Victory Street -- Little Rock, AR 72203
Phone: 1-877-243-9799 (toll free) -- 501-375-1104 -- Fax: 501-375-4236
Arkansas State Capitol
2014 Department (State) Contest Awards

Caitlyn Crowder of Heber Springs
First Place - $2,000.00 plus **$1,500.00 National Contest and
an all expense paid trip, with chaperone, to Indianapolis, IN.

Leia Smith of Cabot
Second Place Winner - $1,500.00

Hannah Linday of Mountain Home
Third Place Winner - $1,000.00

**The Department First Place Winner who participates in the first round of the National Contest
will receive a $1,500.00 scholarship. Each first round winner who advances to the second round,
but does not advance to the Final Round will receive an additional $1,500.00 scholarship.


Contest was held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:00 am
Bank of America Building - Little Rock

2014 Assigned Topics

2014 Contest Information Packet
(Application & Certification Forms Included)