REEDSPORT -- The Reedsport American Legion Post 62's Annual Oratorical Contest takes place Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Reedsport Community Center.
Those who win at the Reedsport level earn a $250 college scholarship. The same is true for those who go on and compete at the Coos Bay regional level. Winners then compete at the state level and those who finish at the top at state and place first in the nation earn $18,000 for college according to Bob Kline of the Reedsport chapter.
Reedsport Community Charter School contestants are Kaylee Stoltey, Claire Havener, and Kaylee Smith.