Newsfront - February 20, 2009
American Legion hosts oratorical competition
The American Legion Post 246 of Danville conducted its annual High School Oratorical Competition at the local Veterans' Hall on Jan. 13. The contest focuses on the Constitution with an emphasis on the attendant duties and responsibilities of the citizenry to the Constitution and the United States Government.
The 2009 winner was Neil Malani, a senior from Monte Vista High School. He received a $100 check, a gold medal and a certificate of participation.
Malani went on to participate in the District 9 contest held Feb. 8, also at the Danville Veterans Hall. This year's winner was Lucas Duplancic, a senior from Miramonte High School in Orinda who was representing Lafayette Post 517.