Mission: By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids!
This is an annual event and Optimist International provides the topic upon which youth write an essay. Schools in southern Jefferson County are contacted to encourage participation. Our club's winners go on to the East Missouri District contest to compete for scholarship funds.
First Place Winner in our Essay Contest was Justice Lutes from Jefferson R-7 High School! She advanced to the District level competition.
Alyssa is from Jefferson R-7 High School.
Abigail is from Festus High School.