Seeking participants for the annual oratorical contest. The topic for the 4-5 minute speech is “How Optimism Will Help Me Press on to the Greater Achievements of the Future.” There will be cash prizes for first, second, and third place. The date of the contest is Saturday, February 7, 2015, 10 A.M. at the Greater Kalamazoo Association of Realtors.
The contest is open to any student under the age of 19 who has not graduated from high school or the equivalent. We hope that teachers will encourage their students to participate. The local winner will have an opportunity to compete for a cash scholarship at the District (state) level.
If you are interested in participating please click on this link http://www.optimist.org/member/scholarships4.cfm or contact us at [email protected] or the committee chair, Dan Mills, at [email protected] for more information.