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22nd District Oratorical Contest
Post 490
January 10, 2008

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Photos by Don Braga

The contest winner was Michael Berger, 18, a senior at Clear Lake High School.  His Constitutional long speech topic was “ Molding Our Democracy.”  All contestants were also assigned a shorter-timed, randomly selected 14th Amendment topic.  He will receive a $400.00 scholarship that the post will provide to the college he will attend.

The second place winner was Stephanie Healy, 17, a senior at Spring Woods High School.  Her speech was, “Your Constitutional Duty To Vote.”  She received a $75.00 U.S. Savings Bond.

Rachel Thompson, 18, a home-schooled high school senior from Cypress, Texas was the third place winner.  Her Constitutional topic was, “Populace Sovereignty.”  She also received a $75.00 Savings Bond.

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DISTRICT OFFICERS

TERRY MESSINGER (472)
Commander

JERRY BLAYLOCK (490)
Vice Commander

JUAN TORRES (472)
Adjutant

TOM LARSEN (492)
Finance Officer

RALPH MORRIS (594)
Judge Advocate

CAL GRUETZMACKER (521)
Chaplain

LEO VILLAFRANCO (416)
Sgt-at-Arms

GEORGE HUDSON
Asst. Sgt.-at-Arms

FELIX WHITE
Historian

BEN SANEZ
Service Officer

LYNN E. SPARKS (490)
Past District Commander