The American Legion District Eight Oratorical Scholarship Contest was held at Dodge City, Post 47 on Sunday, Feb. 10.

Two contestants gave powerful presentations about the Constitution of the United States in their prepared presentations. Each gave an equally powerful presentation on the assigned topic of The 21st Amendment, which repealed the 18th Amendment which mandated nationwide Prohibition on alcohol.

The first place winner of $300 was Caitlyn Harman, a senior at Garden City High School.

The second-place winner of $200 was Ethan Marshall, a sophomore at Cimarron High School.

Harman will advance to the Department Oratorical Contest to be held in Manhattan, Kansas on March 16.