The Optimist Club of Downtown Detroit recently announced its 2013-14 Essay Contest winners. Ten schools were invited to participate. The first, second and third place students will receive a cash prize and a medal. Medals and prizes will be handed out at the Recognition Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, May 7 for all winners of the Essay and Oratorical Contests.
The topic for this year’s essay contest was: “How Dreams Lead to Success!”
The 2013-14 winners include:
First place winner: Alea N. Goodall, Cass Technical High School
Second place winner: Iffat Saiyara, Cass Technical High School
Third place winner: LaNae Heard, Cass Technical High School
The essay winner, Alea N. Goodall, will now compete in the Michigan District Essay Contest representing the Optimist Club of Downtown Detroit. The Michigan District winner will be chosen in late April and the winner will compete in the National Optimist Essay contest.
For more information contact, Giuseppina Darolfi, Essay Chairperson or Frederick M. Rottach, Essay Vice-Chairperson, at 313-331-5611.