The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center, Inc.
555 Alliance Street, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078
Congratulations to our 2021 Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contestants!
The Virtual Competition Held on
Saturday, February 6, 2021
from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Langston Hughes Youth Oratorical Contest
Middle School: Grades 6-8
High School: Grades 9-12
Contestants are required to deliver a
4 to 5 minute speech on the theme,
"What happens to a dream deferred..."
12 contestants will receive an award.
The top six (three middle and three high school students) will be required to
present their speeches on the day of the event and compete for the scholarship by category.
1st place in each category:
(middle and high school contestants) $500 each
2nd place in each category:
(middle and high school contestants) $300 each
3d place in each category:
(middle and high school contestants) $200 each
4th place in the high school category;
(high school only) $150
The top 10 runners-up:
(5 middle and 5 high school contestants) $100 each
Scholarships are payable to the student.
All contestants must be present the day of the event to receive their award.
(No charitable donations or grants are used to fund these scholarships.)