Cobb Students Shine at American Legion Post 304 Oratorical Competition

The annual American Legion Post 304 Oratorical Contest was held at Kemp Memorial Library in Marietta on Saturday, February 9. Four contestants, representing North Cobb, Kennesaw Mountain, and Kell high schools, competed in a speech contest that the Legion post called, “one of the best Post competitions in recent memory.”


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Fourth Place winner and recipient of a $25.00 cash award from Commander Lieber was Garret McDowell of North Cobb.

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Third Place and a check for $100 was presented to Matt Waldrop of North Cobb.

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Third Place, with a check for $150 was presented to Kimber Shealy, Kennesaw Mountain High.

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The winning orator was Danielle Lash of Kell High School, who earned a check for $200 from the Post.

Congratulations to these Cobb County students who recently competed in an Oratorical Scholarship Contest sponsored by Georgia American Legion Post 304.