March 4, 2013
The Western Maryland district-level, high school oratorical scholarship contest was held Feb. 23 in Woodsboro, Md., at American Legion Post 282. Attiya Latif placed first and advances to the state-level contest at Towson University. Front row, from left, Rachel Kneebone, Carroll County, second place; Jeb Cliber, Frederick County, third place; and Latif, Washington County, first place. Back row, Ron Govans, district commander, and Ethel Leffingwell, oratorical chairwoman. Latif also won at the legion level and the county level.