Post 642 members attend spring conference

March 11, 2013

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Members of George A. Whiteman Memorial Post 642 recently attended the Department of Missouri’s Annual Spring Conference and Oratorical Scholarship Contest in Jefferson City.

Miss Aggie Rieter, Oak Park High School, Kansas City, was this year’s winner. By winning the Department contest, she won a $2,000 scholarship and earned the right to compete at the National level for scholarships totaling $20,000.

Also at the conference, besides the normal order of business, Ms. Jill Druskis, Director of the National organization’s Americanism and Children & Youth Division. Post 642 supports the Oratorical contest locally at all area High Schools, with the program commencing in September of each year.

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