Lori ElsassNews

High school juniors and seniors who are residents of Shelby County or attend a Shelby County high school are eligible for the Shelby County Right to Life Oratory Contest.  Prizes for 1st through 3rd places are $300, $150, and $100 respectively. The winner continues to the state contest to be held on Saturday, April 27 in Columbus, with the chance of winning a trip to the national competition in Charleston, SC on July 6.

The Shelby County contest date is Monday. February 18 (President’s Day), at 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sidney. Register by Thursday, February 14 through Anne Schmiesing at (937) 492-5584 or director@shelbycountyrtl.org. Contest rules can be found at http://shelbycountyrtl.org/OratoryContestInformation.htm.