2014 Oratorical Contest Winners


Taylor Dodson delivering her winning speech at the 2014 Battle of Flowers luncheon.


Oratorical Contestants 2014
2014 Oratorical Contestants with Corinne Yancy, Rhonda Low, Laurie Bracher, and Anne Ballantyne

First Place
Taylor Dodson
Baylor University
"Waco Village: The Truth Through Myth"
Second Place Stephanie Milligan
Texas Christian University

"Caddo Ceremonial Mounds: A Storytelling Legacy"
Third Place Cassidy Wienecke
Texas State University

"The San Marcos Springs: A Prophecy of Peace"
Fourth Place Carson Campbell
University of Texas

"Nothing New Under the Sun at Barton Springs"
Fifth Place Reid Geissen
Texas A&M University
"Nomads No More: The Palo Duro Canyon and the Fate of the Texas Comanche"


Oratorical Winner Taylor Dodson

2014 Oratorical Contest Winner Taylor Dodson with Rhonda Low and Anne Ballantyne


Taylor Dodson at the Parade
2014 Oratorical Contest winner, Taylor Dodson, waving to the crowd at the Battle of Flowers parade