The essay contest is open to students under age 19 who have not yet graduated from high school the club winning essay along with the other required documents and the $1000 district fee must be received by the district contest chair on or before february 28, 2018. Essay contest oratorical contest communication contest for the deaf and hard of hearing optimist international scholarships are made possible by you and your optimist club’s donations to the optimist international foundation in the united states and the caribbean and the canadian children’s optimist foundation new promotional resources. Junior optimist was created to enable kids to do community service it is a student led club, sponsored by the prior lake optimist club jooi reached the international level in 1989. Optimist club of reno must receive essays by february 6, 2018, to be eligible for the contest after the optimist club of reno receives your application, an invitation will be sent to invite you to a banquet where the winners will be announced. The official club essay contest program planning guide (club chair packet) contains full instructions, forms and planning materials for organizing and conducting your club’s essay contest the planning guide includes a copy of the entry application and official rules.
The optimist club of dearborn has been participating in the optimist essay contest for over 45 years and has been active in the community since 1940 other programs and service projects that the club is involved in include oratorical contest, art contest and respect for law. Optimist international is a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500 local clubs whose members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children, in their communities, and in themselves. A greater southwest optimist club synopsis in 1979 a group of local business men, academicians, and concerned citizens met with members of the manchaca optimist club the members of the manchaca optimist club provided insight into the optimist organization. Optimist club scholarship contests optimist international sponsors 3 scholarship contests for students to earn money to pursue opportunities in higher education: the communication contest for the deaf and hard of hearing (ccdhh), the essay contest, and the oratorical contest each contest is conducted at the club level, then zone and regional (if necessary) and at the district level.
The 2018 annual club essay contest on the topic “can society function without respect” was a close competition students entering the contest prepare a written essay between 700 to 800 words on the topic provided and are scored based on material organization, creativity, vocabulary & style, neatness, and adherence to contest rules. The optimist club of yavapai county announced the top three winners of this year’s optimist international essay contest this year’s top three essays were submitted by tabitha sanders (first. Nc west district essay contest first sponsored in 1983, the essay contest awards $10,000 annually in scholarships each optimist international district conducts competitions beginning at the club level for youth under the age of 19 who are in the 10th, 11th or 12th grades (grades 11-13 in the caribbean only.
2018 essay contest no references can be made in the essay that identifies the student, parents, community, school, sponsoring optimist club or district (deduction of 5 points or fracftion based on degree of identification) an essay may be writtein in either english, french or spanish if the language used is an official language of the. Official 2017 topic “chasing optimism in the face of challenges” due date february 22, 2017 the hill country optimist club is encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase “chasing optimism in the face of challenges” as part of the optimist international essay contest for 2017. 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 one district winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship. The manchaca optimist club is the host organization for the new youth sports complex west of the community of manchaca the club is now meeting every wednesday at the complex with some social meetings at local restaurants. Essay contest oratorical contest respect for law schedules website manager optimist club of winston salem home registration optimist club of winston-salem 3033 trenwest drive winston-salem, north carolina 27103 phone : 336-774-6773 email: [email protected]: twitter facebook.
Optimist club of new ulm is excited to offer students an opportunity to grow personally, academically and inter-personally we offer a variety of ways for students to achieve the higher excellence and receive awards to support their efforts. The winning essay from the club contest will be entered in the district level contest where a scholarship will be awarded learn more about the essay contest oratorical contest we also sponsor an annual oratorical contest for students the topic for next year's contest will be announced in september and will be posted here and on facebook. The optimist international essay contest was first sponsored in 1983 club winners advance to the district contest essays must contain at least 700 words but no more than 800 words. 50th anniversary of the manchaca optimist club if you know any old members that might be interested in attending, please list them here manchaca optimist club sp s on s so s red s may 5, 2016 this weekend in kerrville is the district oratorical contest manchaca optimist has both a male and female contestant that stand a good chance to. The essay contest is sponsored by optimist international to give young people the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding the world in which they live the approach can encompass a young person’s personal experience, the experience of their country or a more historical perspective.
Thuy van theresa from laguna creek high school recently won first place in the elk grove optimist club’s oratorical contest based on the theme of “what the world gains from. The essay contest is an optimist international sponsored event it is open to any youth under the age of 19 who has not graduated from high school or the equivalent last year (february 2013) our club held the event for the first time in a number of years the program was a successful youth project for our club and we are planning on holding. An optimist club, although affiliated with optimist international (oi), is a separate and independent organization that adopts its own by-laws consistent with the constitution and by-laws of oi develops its own policies, programs and projects and, conducts activities in its own community.
The beaverton optimist club is sponsoring an essay contest, the entry point for the optimist international district level essay contest the winner of our club's contest will automatically be entered in the district level contest the district level contest winner will receive a $2500 scholarship. Our thanks to diane melcher and connie tarvin and the members of north austin optimist club for hosting a very successful hospitality as well as providing the necessary help in all aspects of the meeting.