Daddow-Isaacs Dallas American Legion Post 672 hosted the winners of the annual Essay Contest and Oratorical Contest and their parents at the Post Home.
Reverend Wiliam Lewis, Post Chaplain, gave the Invocation and Benediction. Winners were presented with a certificate, a medal and a cash award.
The topic for the essay contest was “Should the Supreme Court Be Appointed or Elected?”
Tom Boyle, of Lake-Lehman, captured first place in the local oratorical contest. Drew Harding, of Dallas,
captured first place in the local essay contest for the second year in a
row. Paul Caiccia was second, Mary Sharon Caiccia was third and Casey
McAndrew gained an honorable mention.
John Emil Sr., District 12 Commander, congratulated Harding for winning the district contest and finishing
second in inter-district competition. He also congratulated Tom Boyle for being the first oratorical participant on the local level in many years and for placing second in the district competition. He invited both to an awards
ceremony to be held April28oratorical chairman and Clarence J. Michael is the District 12 essay chairman.