The topic for the 2015-16 Optimist Essay Contest is:
To enter the contest, please complete and submit the following application to the District Essay Contest Chair who will assign you to a Club Contest near your community.
Winners of the Mukwonago Optimist Club essay contest read their winning essays at the March 18, 2015 Optimist meeting. Pictured (from left) are Mukwonago High School student Kelly Gorman - first place, Park View Middle School student Nick Flippy - second place, and Mukwonago High School student Collin Johnson - third place. Photo By File photo
Optimist International Essay Contest
The contest is open to students under age 18 as of October 1, 2015 who have not yet graduated from High School or the equivalent. Contestants are eligible for only one Club's contest during any given year. No student who has previously won and Optimist Essay contest scholarship will be eligible to compete at any level of the competition again. The Meridian Optimist Club awards the first three places with cash awards.
WESTON — The Everest Area Optimist Club is encouraging local students to contemplate the phrase “Optimism Should be a Priority” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for 2015.The Academy Optimist Club of Colorado Springs has been participating in the Optimist Essay Contest for over 15 years and has been active in the community. Other programs and service projects that the Club is involved in include Santa Train, Brain Bowl, Liberty Day, Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Junior Optimist Octagon International (JOOI club), Oratorical contest and many more. Information about meeting times and other programs can be found at The Everest Area Optimist Club has been participating in the Optimist Essay Contest for many years and meets at noon Thursdays at the Wausau Country Club. Visitors are always welcome.