Walt Award Welcome to our Website! By believing in young people and empowering them to be the best they can, Optimist volunteers continually make this world a better place to live. The Champaign-Urbana Optimist Club conducts positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. Our Club Members are best known in their communities for their upbeat attitudes and volunteer efforts for children in our community.
Respect for Law Junior Optimist Club JOI Below there is a brief description of each of these annual programs with a link to a page for more detailed information. Essay Contest We sponsor an annual Essay Contest for students.
The winning essay from the club contest will be entered in the District level contest where a scholarship will be awarded. Learn more about the Essay Contest. Oratorical Contest We also sponsor an annual Oratorical Contest for students.
The topic for next year's contest will be announced in September and will be posted here and on Facebook with a link to the rules. Read more about the Oratorical Competition. Youth Appreciation Each year, the Optimist Club recognizes youth from Oakville high schools for their efforts and accomplishments as role models in our community.
Read more about our Youth Appreciation Program. Each year we ask the Halton Regional Police to nominate two individuals for recognition of the service they provide to the community.
Learn more about Respect for Law. Members are high school students from Oakville and surrounding area, and they elect their own Executive and Board. Read more about JOI.Optimist Club of Calgary Essay Contest Winners – Can Society Function Without Respect?
Eight students between Grade 8 and Grade 12 entered the contest that closed in early December with essays on the topic “Can Society Function Without Respect?”.
The Everest Area Optimist Club has announced winners in its essay and oratorical scholarship contests. The theme for the essay contest was "Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges." Kate.
Optimist International. Essay Contest. Topic: “Can Society Function Without Respect?” Who: Contest is open to all students in Columbia under the age of 18 as of Oct 1, Royal Oak Optimist Club Essay Contest Winners.
Royal Oak Optimist Club Oratorical Contest Winners. From left to right: Roni Blank, Jessica Saunders, and Julianna Darawi. All are from Royal Oak Middle School. Megan Vick from Berkley Anderson and Tommy Gardella.
Congratulations to the C-U Optimist Club's Essay Contest Scholarship Winners: Troy Webster from Urbana High School; Rachael Courtney from Central High School and.
Skip Alderfer, (left) the chairman of the Valley Forge Optimist Club’s essay contest, shares the victorious moment with second-place winner Regina Burgher, first-place winner Rachel Karen and.