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 Optimist International will D. have the right to edit, publish or otherwise duplicate any essay entered into the contest without payment to the author.
Section II The Shelby Optimist Club concluded their participation in this year's Optimist International's annual essay contest, with the reading of the top three essays, at a luncheon meeting, March 6, at the Senior Center in Shelby.
Optimist International Essay Contest Topic for the school year is: " When All the Worlds Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary? " Who: Youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2018 (and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a postsecondary institution) in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean. The Optimist International Essay contest is divided into two levels of competition: Club and District. 2.
Contestants must enter through a local Optimist Club. 3. Contestants must compose an original essay with limited guidance from others. Websters dictionary defines an essay as an analytic or interpretive literary composition. The Optimist International Essay Contest was first sponsored in 1983. Club winners advance to the District contest. Essays must contain District Essay Deadline: TBD Click here for this year's OI Essay topic, deadline, rules& regulations and helpful tools.
Members of the public who wish to enter the Optimist Essay Contest, must do so by contacting their local Optimist Club. The Optimist Club of Dearborn has been participating in the Optimist Essay Contest for over 40 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 Awards.