American Legion Post 316 South Cherokee County

2014 9th District Winner



Rachael Peterson from Post 316

2014 Oratorical winners at Post 316


First Place Rachael Peterson                  


Second Place Johonathon Hendricks     



Third Place  Tanner Holland                   


Oratorical Contest

The purpose of The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, the rights and privileges of American citizenship.