Department of Florida

2018 State Winners

The 2018 Florida Oratorical Contest, held March 10, 2018, was a great success! Congratulations to all of our winners:

1st Place – $2,500
Represents Florida at National Oratorical Contest
Caleb Wilson
Western Area, Post 84

2nd Place – $1,500
Greta Dieck
Central Area, Post 8

3rd Place – $1,000
Holly Stidham
Northern Area, Post 27

$500 Winner
Ricardo Barrios

Eastern Area, Post 63

$500 Winner
Chika Ojukwu

Southern Area, Post 385

$500 Winner
Sheyla Ravelo Perez
Southwestern Area, Post 323


All the Posts, Districts, and Area Chairmen that helped support these students with their journey to the State Contest.
Department Oratorical Chairman, Meri West, for her dedication and support for the Oratorical Program.
The Judges, Tabulators, and Time Keepers for your help and support at the State Contest.