2020-2021 Optimist Essay Contest! This contest is open to any students under the age of 19, with the opportunity for local prizes, and a district scholarship. The following prizes will be provided locally:
1st place: $250
2nd place: $150
3rd place: $100
The local contest winner will also be entered into an area essay contest (the Dakotas, Manitoba, Minnesota District of Optimist International) where the first-place prize is a $2,500 scholarship. Last year, there were only 19 contestants at that level.