Lupo Wins Oratorical Competition Scholarship
Desirae Lupo of Streetman was the winner of the American Legion Ashburn-Hanna Post 288 oratorical competition. Desirae is a senior homeschool student, and will advance to district competition in Mexia in January, and there will compete for a chance to advance to division competition. The oratorical scholarship program is a nationwide program which involves high school students making speeches on some aspect of the United States Constitution. Desirae is pictured with Post 288 Adjutant Russ Foster, and Post Commander Daniel Burkeen.