Kendall’s Marisa Hanlon wins Legion Oratorical Contest

Contributed Story Posted 10 December 2013 at 12:00 am

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ALBION – A junior at Kendall won this year’s American Legion Oratorical Contest. Marisa Hanlon competed Saturday against winners from all five school districts in Orleans County.

Students needed to deliver an 8- to 10-minute speech without notes about the Constitution. Hanlon and second-place winner Zach Shaffer of Albion advance to a regional competition on Jan. 12.

Participants are pictured after the event on Saturday at the Albion Middle School. The group includes, from left: Mikaela Cherry of Medina, Jacon Wachob of Lyndonville, Emily Radford of Holley, Jonathan Price of Kendall, Marisa Hanlon of Kendall, Zach Shaffer of Albion, and Paul Fulcomer, commander of the American Legion in Orleans County.