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The DEARBORN OPTIMISTS CLUB is conducting an essay contest for students in Dearborn.

  • The contest is open to students under age 19 as of October 1, 2019.
  • The official deadline to submit essays is Monday, January 7, 2019.
  • Essay Subject: When All the World’s Problems are solved, is optimism still necessary?”
  • Prizes are:
    • 1st place: $500
    • 2nd Place: $250
    • 3rd Place: $125
  • Submit essays to Lori Divis by:
    • E-mail:
    • US Mail:  Dearborn Optimist Club, 4801 Oakman Blvd., Dearborn, MI  48126.
  • For more info:
  • Click here to download the application: Essay_Application (2018-2019)
  • Click here to download the Essay_News_release

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