Pictured from left to right:  American Legion National Commander Paul Dillard  - Oratorical Winners: 1st Place Ella Weinmann, Abercrombie, 2nd Place, Eva Rykowsky, Mandan, 3rd Place Bailee Pierce, Scranton, 4th Place McKenna Wilke, Cando, Department Commander Steve Anderson and  Department Oratorical Contest Chairman Mike Weyrauch.


2021-2022 Oratorical District/Region/State Contest Schedule

2021-2022 Department High School Oratorical Scholarship Program Rules

2021-2022 Oratorical Poster

National Oratorical Website

2021-2022 National Official High School Oratorical Scholarship Program Rules

Oratorical Poster District Map

Oratorical Video

2021-2022 State, Region and District Oratorical Contest Winners

State Oratorical Winners

1st Place - Ella Weinmann, Abercrombie

2nd Place - Eva Rykowsky, Mandan

3rd Place - Bailee Pierce, Scranton

4th Place - McKenna Wilke, Cando

 

Eastern Division

1st Place - Ella Weinmann, Abercrombie
2nd Place - McKenna Wilke, Cando

Western Division

1st Place - Eva Rykowsky, Mandan, ND
2nd Place - Bailee Pierce, Scranton, ND

 

District 1 Oratorical Champion
No Contestants

District 2 Oratorical Champions
No Contestants

District 3 Oratorical Champions
1st Place - McKenna Wilke, Cando, ND
2nd Place - Katelyn Duchscher, Rugby, ND

District 4 Oratorical Champions
No Contestants

District 5 Oratorical Champions
1st Place - Eva Rykowsky, Mandan, ND
2nd Place - Nicholas Meyers, Bismarck, ND
3rd Place - William Bianco, Bismarck, ND

District 6 Oratorical Champions
No Contestants

District 7 Oratorical Champions
1st Place - Samantha Ellison, Lemmon, SD
Sponsored by New Leipzig Post #211
2nd Place - Peighton Wait, New Salem, ND
Sponsored by Almont Post #261
3rd Place -Kathryn Dziuk, Glen Ullin, ND

District 8 Oratorical Champions
1st Place - Bailee Pierce, Scranton, ND
2nd Place - Irish Morris, Scranton
Sponsored by Dickinson Post #3

District 9 Oratorical Champions
1st Place - David Crain, Williston, ND

District 10 Oratorical Champion
1st Place - Ella Weinmann, Abercrombie, ND
Sponsored by Galchutt Post #282


District 1 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Dave Rice

District 2 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Quinnlyn Thompson

District 3 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Dan Stave

District 4 Oratorical Contest

District 5 Oratorical Contest
C0-Chairman Vern Fetch and Karen Meier

District 6 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Heather Thompson

District 7 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Orletta Kilen

District 8 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Kris Fehr

District 9 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Mike Weyrauch

District 10 Oratorical Contest
Chairman Gerald Puetz