• Oratorical competition to test knowledge of history
By Linda Green

Anita Cummings, president of the Thomson Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is shown as she serves as emcee of last year’s contest. Photo by Linda Green.

Youth from across the community are invited to participate in an oratorical contest that will demonstrate their knowledge of those who paved the way in working toward equality.
Sponsored by the Thomson Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. the Feb. 22 competition invites youth from sixth grade to high school seniors to showcase their appreciation for their heritage.
The contest, to be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Springfield Baptist Church in Thomson, encourages youth to deliver a message on “Uncompromising Commitment to Communities: Service, Leadership, Empowerment.”
According to Anita Cummings, president of the Thomson Alumnae Chapter, the oratorical contest allows students the opportunity to speak about those people or organizations that advocated freedom, opened doors and made it possible for all races to experience the American dream.

To read more on this story, see the Thurs., Jan. 16, edition of The McDuffie Progress.





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