Optimist Club of Downtown Corpus Christi

Email: dtoptimist@optimistcc.org

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2015 - 2016 Annual Essay Contest

Topic: “Lead by Example: Reality or Fiction”

Compose a 700 to 800 word essay around this central idea. Only original works completed with limited guidance may be submitted. Open to current students under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2015. Strict rules apply. Carefully review the application for all eligibility requirements and contest rules. Documentation to prove age must accompany the application and essay. This for documenting age only, not residency.

Essays must be mailed & postmarked by 1/15/2016 to the Optimist Club of Downtown Corpus Christi

Winners at the local level will receive:

1st Pace: $500 2nd Place: $250 3rd Place: $100

1st Place winner advances to the District level to compete for a $2,500 scholarship

Mail essay and application package to:

Optimist Club of Downtown Corpus Christi

Attn: Essay Contest

P.O. Box 6248

Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Questions? Contact Diana Naranjo at dnaranjo123@gmail.com


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