Essay Contest - 2016/2017 School Year

2016/2017 Contest Information

Topic: "Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges"

Who: Youth under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2016 who have not yet graduated from high school or the equivalent and are located in the United States, Canada, or Caribbean.

An Optimist International program for students to have the opportunity to earn scholarships to pursue opportunities in higher education. Club winners advance to District, where District winners receive a $2,500 scholarship.  

Entry due to the Club by February 12th, 2017

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