The ACCS National Oratory Competition

For ACCS members

High school students from ACCS member schools will compete with their peers from other ACCS schools for a $1,000 grand prize. A maximum of one student (either one junior or one senior) submission per member school is allowed.

The first prize winning student will speak at the annual ACCS Repairing the Ruins Conference.

  • Grand Prize: $1,000; The first-prize winning student will present their speech at the annual conference. The student will receive an all-expense-paid trip for the winner, one parent, and a friend to Atlanta, GA, and day passes to Six Flags Atlanta for the winner, one parent, and a friend.
  • Awarded at End of School Year
  • Submission Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • To enter, your school must provide and sign the entry forms.
  • Member schools can find more information at Member Resource Center/Chrysostom.

Chrysostom Oratory Contest Winners

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2018 First Prize: Abraham Martin
Repairing the Ruins presentation (video)
School of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO
2018 Second Prize: McKinley Traylor
Repairing the Ruins presentation (video)
Trinitas Christian School
Pensacola, FL
 2017 Chrysostom First Prize K Turley2017 First Prize: Kana Turley
Repairing the Ruins presentation (video)
Tall Oaks Classical School
Bear, DE
 2017 Second Prize: Abby Wallen
Repairing the Ruins presentation (video)
Rockbridge Academy
Millersville, MD
4762hannah_thompson 2016 First Prize: Hannah Thompson
Evangel Classical Christian School
Alabaster, AL
4763katherinecvancara 2016 Second Prize: Katherine Cvancara
The Oaks: A Classical Christian Academy
Spokane, WA
4463rachelcooley2015 First Prize: Rachel Cooley
Rockbridge Academy,
Millersville, MD
4464colbygilley2015 Second Prize: Colby Gilley
Trinitas Christian School,
Pensacola, FL
4136alexacripe 2014 Champion: Alexa Cripe
Rockbridge Academy,
Millersville, MD
4135khristiantrotter 2014 Runner-Up: Khristian Trotter
Trinitas Christian School,
Pensacola, FL
3364sarahchaffee 2013 Champion: Sarah Chaffee
Tall Oaks Classical School,
New Castle, DE
3365stephenfletcher 2013 Runner-Up: Stephen Fletcher
Trinitas Christian School,
Pensacola, FL
2749phoebehu2012 Champion:
Phoebe Hu
Tall Oaks Classical School, New Castle, DE
2744danieldawson2012 Runner-Up:
Daniel Dawson
Rockbridge Academy, Millersville, MD
2747kellyweber2011 Champion:
Kelly Weber
Tall Oaks Classical School, New Castle, DE
2745henryoveros2011 Runner-Up:
Henry Overos
Ad Fontes Academy, Centreville, VA
2742annakitchin2010 Champion:
Anna Kitchin
Rockbridge Academy, Millersville, MD
2748kristawilford2010 Runner-Up:
Krista Wilford
The Ambrose School, Meridian, ID
2741annahollidge2009 Champion:
Anna Hollidge
Rockbridge Academy, Millersville, MD