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With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the Department of Religious Education (DRE) of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, is thrilled to announce the 39th Annual St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival National Finalists. The participants competed on June 10th, 2023, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Clifton, New Jersey. Congratulations to the 1st Place National Finalists from the Junior Division, Sophia Nichols, and the Senior Division, Nicole Sophia Petrutiu! (see complete list below)