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Albion student wins county oratorical contest

Staff Reports Posted 17 December 2014 at 12:00 am

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ALBION – Meredith Patterson of Albion won the Orleans County American Legion Oratorical Contest on Saturday. She is pictured with Steve Goodrich, left, of Lyndonville who is the county Legion commander. Brandon Nunnery, right, of the Lyndonville Post serves as chairman of the oratorical contest.

Patterson won the 77th American Legion Orleans County Oratorical Competition. She competed against students from the other school districts in the county.

Participants delivered an 8- to 10-minute speech without notes about the Constitution.

Patterson will now advance to a regional competition in January.