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Essay Contest

Optimist International

The Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimist Club
Optimist Club #17150

LESLIE REBTOY OPTIMIST ESSAY CONTEST

Optimist Essay Contest for 2022 - 2023

Use your writing skills to express your views to the world around you and for a chance to win a college scholarship.

WHO CAN ENTER? Students in 6, 7 & 8th grades and 9 - 12th grades. (2 contests)
All students who enter must either go to school in or live within the Farmington/Farmington Hills boundaries.

TOPIC: “Who is an Everyday Hero that Brings out the Optimism in You?

PRIZES: First place - $250, 2nd place - $200, 3rd place - $150. All contestants at each level must show proof of age either with a copy of a birth certificate or passport.

The high school winner’s essay will advance to the state-wide District level in the Spring, where the overall winner receives a $2,500 scholarship.

ESSAY REQUIREMENT: 700-800 Words
WHEN: Submission Date - Friday January 13, 2023

AWARD BREAKFAST CEREMONY: Winning students and their families are invited to a breakfast on
February 8, 2023 at 7:30 am to be given their awards at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO INCLUDE:
• Completed application
• Proof of age (copy of birth certificate, passport, or drivers license)
• Essay

Mail/Email Completed application, proof of age and essay to:
Costick Center
City of Farmington Hills
28600 Eleven Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
Attn: Anna Durham
-OR- Email above to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click Here for Essay Contest Application and Contest Rules

For additional information,
please call Anna Durham at 248-892-2919
or
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Optimist Club #17150