Legion Oratorical Contest winner announced

The American Legion Howard McCarty Post 290 announced that Kara Sundvall, daughter of Wayne and Melissa Sundvall, was the winner of the 2012 Cambridge-Isanti High School Oratorical Contest sponsored by the post. Sundvall received a $150 scholarship award for winning the contest.

Sundvall, a junior, gave a speech on the Constitution of the United States with major emphasis on the duties and obligations of each citizen.

The annual American Legion Oratorical Contest was held at Cambridge-Isanti High School on Thursday, Dec. 8. Post 290 Americanism Chairman Bob Theis and Della Theis were the judges for the Cambridge Post. American Legion Commander Clark Swanson presented the CIHS contest winner with the $150 scholarship award (pictured). Photo by Elizabeth Sias