Last year’s top winners for oratory contest were, from left, Tomoria Jones, Zari Williams, Shamaya Bell (3rd),La’Tasha Prestly (2nd) Jahlea Douglas (1st). Not pictured Kamryn Bloch.

ELKHART — Current and past winners of the African American History and Current Issues Oratory Contest will be honored at Elkhart Memorial High School.

Each year, students are challenged to create a four- to five-minute speech focusing on a chosen topic.

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