Melissa Barnosky Takes First, Will Represent New York State at Nationals!

Melissa Barnosky Takes First, Will Represent New York State at Nationals!

Melissa Barnosky is congratulated by Zone 5 Chairman Lee Brusino.

On March 3rd, Melissa Barnosky took 1st place at the New York State Constitutional Speech/Oratorical Contest in Albany.

Melissa competed against four other Zone level winners from across New York State. 

She will now compete against State winners at the National competition on April 14-15 in Indianappolis, Indiana.

Melissa received an $6,000 scholarship.

The oratorical contest is sponsored by The American Legion.  Melissa was sponsored by our local Sheret Post 35.

Congratulations and good luck at the Nationals!