Teachers and parents – here is a great opportunity for your students! Kids ages 10-18 can enter the 2012 Optimists International Essay Contest and have a chance to win prizes. This year’s topic is “How My Positive Outlook Benefits my Community.”
TOPIC: “How My Positive Outlook Benefits my Community”
DEADLINE: Thursday – February 9, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
Grand Forks Club Level: Entries will be judged in two age categories:
1. Age 10 to 14 as of 12-31-11
2. Age 15 to 18 as of 12-31-11
Grand Forks Optimist Club reserves the right to combine age categories if less than 5 essays are received.
Each contestant must provide a copy of his/her birth certificate with essay entry.
Winner of Each Category Will Receive: $100.00 cash prize, certificate and medallion from the Grand Forks Optimist Club. (NOTE: The essay with the overall highest score will be submitted to the DMM District competition.)
Click on the following links to download the application and rules http://legacy.grandforksherald.com/pdfs/Essay%20Contest%20Application%202012.pdf
MAIL essay to: Grand Forks Optimist Club, PO Box 12652, GF, ND 58208-2652 or DROP OFF at East Grand Forks Campbell Library, 422 4th Street NW, EGF, MN 56721
For more information contact:
Sheila Bruhn firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelsey Svoboda KSvoboda@alerusmail.com