National Oratorical Contest
Third Place Winner

John is a member of Sons of The American Legion
Squadron 118 in Wayzata and was sponsored by the
Wayzata American Legion Post.
He won the 10th District and MN state contests in order
to proceed to the National Oratoricals and earned a
$14,000 scholarship with his third place finish.

John Donaldson IV, from Eden Prairie, MN delivers his
Prepared oration at the National Finals of the 2012
American Legion Oratorical Contest in Indianapolis,
April 15, 2012.

Prepared Oration

Assigned Oration