2022 Ann Owen Gordon Teen Oratorical Competition

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, the Knoxville Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., hosted the 2022 Ann Owen Gordon Teen Oratorical Contest. The Oratorical Competition took place in person at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tennessee, at 9:30 a.m.

The theme for the Ann Owen Gordon Oratorical Contest Division I (ages 13-15) and Division II (ages 16-19) was:

“Educated, Melanated, and Highly Sophisticated”

This annual event was held in collaboration with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission. A special thanks goes out to all our contestants, judges, sponsors, and volunteers.

The winners for this year’s event are:

Pink-Level Sponsors

In-Kind Donations