Local Optimist Club holds essay contest for youth

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).

Hilliard Optimist Club Essay Contest

Kutztown High SchoolParents or guardians: Sharon and Michael SinkoAwards and honors: National History Day (first at regional, state, national levels); Kutztown Rotary Club student of the month; high honors; Optimist Club essay contest (first place).

optimist club essay contest - FYRE Robotics


In one of the largest creative writing programs in the state, Bob Jones students analyze, discuss, and create original works in the categories of prose, poetry, performance poetry, creative nonfiction, drama, comics, children's literature, film, graphic design, advertising, and multimedia. Student writers develop portfolios and participate in local, state, and national contests. They also submit their work for publication. Recently, Bob Jones creative writing students have placed in the following competitions: Huntsville Literary Association Young Writers' Contest, PTSA Reflections Contest, Alabama Writers' Forum Contest, Alabama Penman Contest, Alabama Scholastic Press Association Contest, Alabama School of Fine Arts Young Writers' Contest, Optimist Club Essay Contest, Peace Valley Essay Contest, JSU Imagining the Holocaust Contest, JSU Writers' Bowl Contest, Scholastic Art and Writing Contest, Randolph 24-Hour Short Film Contest, and Schooltube PSA Contest. The Eclectic literary and arts magazine received All-Alabama Honors. Visit our website at or click below to sample the 2011 edition. Recent editions can be sampled from the official website.