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 the opportunity to make an oratorical presentation at the annual ACCS Repairing the Ruins conference. A maximum of one student (either one junior or one senior) submission per member school is allowed.

  • Grand Prize: $500; All expenses paid trip for the winner, parent, and a friend to Dallas, TX; Day passes to Six Flags Dallas for the winner, parent, and a friend | Runner Up: $250
  • Awarded at End of School Year
  • Submission Deadline: May 1, 2018
  • 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

Each year, two student winners are invited to speak at the annual ACCS Repairing the Ruins Conference.

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 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