2015 Benjamin F. Barge and Class of 1866 Prizes for Oratory Speech Contest
Come see the student finalists give short speeches on a variety of interesting topics in a competition for cash prizes. Reception and award presentations will follow.
The Institute for Writing and Rhetoric invites you to attend the 2015 Benjamin F. Barge and Class of 1866 Prizes for Oratory speech contest where nine Dartmouth students will present original persuasive speeches to a public audience and a panel of judges. At the conclusion of the event, one senior will be awarded the Benjamin F. Barge Prize for Oratory, and one sophomore and one junior will each receive Class of 1866 Prizes for Oratory.
The Benjamin F. Barge Prize for Oratory was established by Benjamin F. Barge (1832-1902) in 1901 and is awarded to a senior. The Class of 1866 Prizes for Oratory were established in 1905 by Waldemer Otis and Dr. James A. Spaulding, both members of the Class of 1866, and are awarded to a sophomore and a junior.
Sponsored by the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, the Benjamin F. Barge Fund and the Class of 1866 Fund.
For more information visit: http://writing-speech.dartmouth.edu/curriculum/prizes