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Sander Levin Kicks Off Student Inaugural Address Competition

During the competition, students in Michigan's 9th congressional district, can submit a video explaining their vision for the country's future.

Rep. Sander Levin (D-Royal Oak) kicks off the annual Student Inaugural Address Competition at a Birmingham high school Wednesday.

Levin, who represents Michgan's 9th congressional district, will visit an AP Government class at Birmingham's Groves High School Wednesday to officially mark the beginning of the competition.

During the competition, high school students throughout the 9th congressional district are invited to submit, via video, their own two-three minute inaugural address explaining their vision for the country's future.

The submissions will be judged by a panel of local residents, while the winner will be announced during the week of Jan. 28. President Barack Obama will be officially sworn in for a second term, and give his second inaugural address, on Jan. 21.

Starting Thursday, students will be able to submit their videos to Levin's website, www.levin.house.gov. More details about the compeition will be released soon.

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