MLK COMMISSION Knoxville, Tennessee
MLK COMMISSIONKnoxville, Tennessee


Jack and Jill Ann Owen Gordon Teen Oratorical Contest

Austin-East Magnet High School, Saturday January 15 9:30am
The MLK Jr. Commemorative Commission once again has partnered with the Knoxville Chapter of Jack and Jillof America, Inc., to provide an opportunity for teens to practice their oratorical skills. The competition is divided into Division I (ages 13-15) and Division II (16-19) teens. This year's theme is "Educated, melanated, and Highly Sophisticated." Teens are competing in each category for prizes of $250, $150, and $100.


Attached are the guidelines, registration forms and a flyer.  Please encourage your kids to participate.   We need your help in promoting this contest in the community, by inviting teens (ages 13-19) who may be interested. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at



J&J Oratorical Guidelines
2022_Oratorical Guidelines_JJ (1).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [219.1 KB]
2022 J&J Oratorical Registration Form
2022_Oratorical Registration Form NonJJ.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [102.9 KB]

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