The Optimist Club of Greenville is accepting applications for its annual essay contest, which is open to youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2020; who are educated in Pitt County; and have not graduated from high school or the equivalent (and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution) to compose a 700 to 800-word essay “Reaching your Dreams by Choosing Optimism” which is the topic for the 2020-2021 School Year. There is no minimum age.
The local club winner will be entered in the NC East Optimist District contest. The district contest winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship from Optimist International Foundation. Applications are due February 1, 2021. Additional information available at www.greenvilleoptimists.org or contact Pamela Franks at (252) 814-7794 or email: entries@greenvilleoptimists