15 Apr '12, 10pm

Indiana youth wins 75th Oratorical contest, $18,000 scholarship.

Indiana youth wins 75th Oratorical contest, $18,000 scholarship.

Rebecca Frazer of Morgantown, Ind., was crowned champion of The American Legion’s 75th High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, "A Constitutional Speech Contest," Sunday morning in Indianapolis. Frazer’s winning oration, “Maintaining Liberty, the People’s Call,” earned her first place and an $18,000 scholarship. Frazer is a returning Oratorical candidate. However, unlike her success today on stage, she didn’t advance past the national quarterfinals in 2011. So after earning a spot as a top three finalists and then capturing the 75th championship title, Frazer is more than elated. “I was so excited, I was thrilled, and ever since last year I have wanted to talk on the big stage in front of everyone,” Frazer said. “I have enjoyed the experience, and I’m so thankful.” Second-place finish was awarded to Charles Baines of Meridian, Idaho, who was sponsored by Legion Post 113...

Full article: http://www.legion.org/oratorical/163222/indiana-claims-75...

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