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House Proceeding on Mar 15th, 2010 :: 0:18:15 to 0:21:30
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Judy Biggert

0:18:13 to 0:18:35( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: for hig this resolution -- bringing this resolution forward. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves the gentlewoman from illinois. s. biggert: thank you, madam speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. miss biggerert -- mrs. biggert: i rise in support of house resolution 1170 congratulating the winners of the voice of democracy national scholarship program.

Judy Biggert

0:18:15 to 0:21:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

0:18:36 to 0:18:56( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: the voice of democracy national scholarship program is an audio essay contest for american high school students across the world. students in grades 9 through 12 enter the contest by recording an audio essay. since the beginning the program has provided more than $3 million in scholarship funds to

Judy Biggert

0:18:57 to 0:19:18( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: student winners. this year alone, $149,000 in scholarships was awarded to the winners. the voice of democracy's national competion is designed to foster patriotism by providing students with the opportunity to voice their opinion on selected themes. the 2009-2010 school year's

Judy Biggert

0:19:19 to 0:19:39( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: theme was, does america still have heroes? america's youth responded with a resounding yes. veterans of foreign affairs began sponsoring this event in 1947 and also sponsors similar national essay competitions for middle school students. for example patriots pen encourages american students in grades 6 through 8 to write an

Judy Biggert

0:19:40 to 0:20:00( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: esay expressing their views on democracy. based on an annual theme, the v.f.w.'s 2.2 million members have fought for america's freedom and continue to give our nation through programs such as voice of democracy. the first, second, and third

Judy Biggert

0:20:01 to 0:20:21( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: ple winners of the 2009-2010 voice of america's national scholarship competition are madison mullen, anthony zendejas iv, and lena savell respectively. the winners were selected from over 50,000 student entries based on originality, content, and delivery of their audio essays.

Judy Biggert

0:20:22 to 0:20:42( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: finalists were invited here to washington, d.c., to deliver their oral essays. participating student essays describe today's heroes in america and i'm sure many of these students will grow up to become tomorrow's heroes. i'd like to congratulate all the winners, finalists and participants in the voice of democracy's national scholarship program and thank

Judy Biggert

0:20:43 to 0:21:04( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: the v.f.w. for providing students with this opportunity. i'd also like to thank my colleague from california, congressman duncan hunter, for sponsoring this resolution and thank the gentlelady from hawaii or managing this bill. i ask for my colleagues' support. having no further speakers, i yield back if there are no

Judy Biggert

0:21:05 to 0:21:25( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: speakers over there. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back her time. the gentlewoman from hawaii. ms. hirono: once again i urge my colleagues to agree to house resolution 1170. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back her time. the question is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to

Judy Biggert

0:21:26 to 0:21:30( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: house resolution 1170. so many as are in favor say aye.

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