Ramakrishnan competes in Legion oratory contest Varsha Ramakrishnan of Vermillion High School will represent District VII in the East River Elimination American Legion Oratorical Contest on Feb. 15. The contest will be held in the high school at Chamberlain beginning at 1 p.m.
Ramakrishnan was named to represent District VII on Sunday, Jan. 12 at a contest held at the high school in Vermillion. The title of her oration was "We The People."
Conducting the contest was Almon Adam, district Americanism officer of Pickstown. The contest was hosted by the Vermillion American Legion Post. Making arrangements was Bud Marshall of the Vermillion American Legion Post.
Ramakrishnan is the daughter of Kumili and Malathy Ramakrishnan of Burbank.