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The EMHS Dance and Movement class performs to the song “What’s Going On?” near the end of the Oratory Contest on Thursday Feb. 28. The choreography was directed by Janie Boyden and Jackiejo Brewers.

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Junior Shamaya Bell speaks to the audience as she is the first contestant to present her speech at the Annual Oratory Contest on Thursday, Feb. 28. Bell won third place overall and had the opportunity to present an original poem called “Ode to my Existence: A Tribute to Sojourner Truth.”

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Senior Zari Williams presents her speech to the judges on Thursday Feb. 28. Williams was the final speaker of the evening.

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Junior La’Tasha Prestly gives her speech at the Annual Oratory Contest on Thursday Feb. 28. Prestly received the second place prize of the night and she also performed with her dance and movement class.

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Senior Tomoria Jones gives her speech featuring the artist “Chance the Rapper” on Thursday Feb. 28. Jones was the fourth speaker of the evening.

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First time competitor, Junior Jahlea Douglas introduces the “elephant in the room” while presenting her speech about the artist “Prince Ea” for the Annual Oratory Contest on Thursday, Feb. 28. Douglas earned first place overall.

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Sophomore Jamiya Gladden performs a praise dance to the song “Your Spirit” by Tasha Cobbs on Thursday, Feb. 28. This was her second year performing at the Oratory Contest and she was also the only solo dancer of the night.

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Junior Kamryn Bloch presents her speech on Thursday, Feb. 28. Bloch is also a member of Sigma Beta Upsilon (SBU). This was her second time competing in the Oratory Contest.

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(from left to right) Assistant Choir Director David Brennan, sophomore Daisy Johnson, and sophomore Jamiya Gladden sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” on Thursday Feb. 28. They were the first performance of the night to kick off the Oratory Contest.

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