The Optimist Club of Calvert Prince Frederick is encouraging Calvert County students to contemplate the phrase “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you iMagine?” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for the 2019/20 school year. In addition to developing skills for written expression, participants also have the opportunity to win a college scholarship!
The Optimist Club will judge the local students’ essays, based on the theme of “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you iMagine?” Six winners will be chosen and each will receive a certificate, a medallion and a cash award. One overall winner’s essay will advance to the district level competition where students will be competing for a $2,500 college scholarship. The entry deadline is February 14, 2020. For an application and contest rules, please visit www.CalvertOptimists.org.