The American Legion Post 76 held its annual Constitutional Speech Oratorical Contest on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at the post home on Peach Parkway.
Three contestants participated in this local contest, all are NJROTC students at Peach County High School. Each contestant delivered a prepared speech on the United States Constitution along with an assigned (extemporaneous) speech on Amendment 7.
Devin LaCoe, an 11th-grade student, won First Place with his speech entitled, “The Reconstruction of America”. LaCoe will represent Post 76 at the next level of competition, The Sixth District Contest, on February 11 in Milledgeville.
Other contestants of the Local Post 76 contest were also PCHS NJROTC students: Second place Tyseon Slaughter in 12th grade; and Third place Tori Smith, 11th grade. Both First and Third place contestants are eligible to compete again in 2018.
Pictured from left to right: Devin LaCoe, Tyseon Slaughter, and Tori Smith.