The Oswegoland Optimist Club is proud to announce the winners of the annual Optimist Club Essay Contest! The essay contest is sponsored by the Oswegoland Optimist Club to give young people the opportunity to write about their own opinions regarding…

Coquitlam Optimist Club Essay Contest winner

Each of fourteen contestants in the 2014 Plainfield Optimist Club Essay Contest was required to write a 700-800 word essay on . Essays were judged by three volunteers selected by the event chairman, Mike Woodward. 2014 top three winners were Plainfield High School 10th grade students Elizabeth Gowen (1st), Alexa Laser (2nd) and Abbi Waterfill (3rd).

PNW Optimist Clubs: Optimist Club Essay Contest Timeline

Platteville Middle School eighth-grade students Daniel Swenson and Grade Deis were the winners of the annual Optimist Club essay contest.

Kayla is currently enrolled in AP calculus as well as college level English, speech, and biology. She is a member of the marching band, the jazz ensemble, the National Honor Society, the ecology club, student council and the newspaper. Kayla volunteers her time at the animal shelter, with Relay for Life, and at Western Maryland Cancer Center benefit dinners. She won second place in the Optimist Club essay contest, received an academic achievement award in Honors anatomy, and is a Rotary Club Student of the Month. Kayla plans to major in biology or pre-dentistry at a four-year college or university and hopes to pursue a career as a dentist.