Fayette’s Fleming Repeats First in State Win

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Andrew Fleming (center) of Fayetteville, Georgia stands with contest judges after winning state in the American Legion Oratorical Contest in Forsyth, Georgia on Sunday, March 5, 2023. The contest judges are, from left to right: Henry County Superior Court Chief Judge, Brian Amero; Clayton County Chief Judge, Robert Mack; Georgia Court of Appeals Judge, Ben Land; Former President of the American Bar Association, Linda Klein; Gordon State College President, Dr. Kirk Nooks; Interim Mercer Law School Deal Karen Sneddon.

Andrew Fleming of Fayetteville won first place in the state for the American Legion Oratorical Contest on Sunday, March 5, 2023 in Forsyth, Georgia. The award comes with a scholarship prize. Andrew took first place in the contest last year as well. He will represent Georgia in the American Legion national competition in Indianapolis on April 21-23.

Andrew Fleming of Fayetteville, Georgia holds his certificate and scholarship check after winning state in the American Legion Oratorical Contest in Forsyth, Georgia on Sunday, March 5, 2023.

Andrew is the son of Mr. Shervin and Mrs. LaKeisha Fleming. He is a 10th grade homeschool student who attends the Konos Academy in Tyrone.

Andrew’s accrued awards and activities include:

Advancing to nationals in Speech and Debate in competition within the National Christian Forensics and Communications Association.
Winning first place statewide for Impromptu Speech at the Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools (GAPPS) Competition this month.
Playing on the Konos Chess Team.
Serving in the Omega Omicron Honor Society at Konos.

He is a member of MENSA, the John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and Davidson Young Scholars.

Andrew plans to pursue a career as an attorney.

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