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A Young Man Writing

Essay Contest

Orangeville Optimist Club Essay Contest

TOPIC: "How Does an Optimistic Mindset Change My Tomorrow?” 


Who: Youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2021 (and is not enrolled as a degree seeking student of a post-secondary institution) in the United States, Canada or the Caribbean.


The essay must be on the assigned topic and contain 700-800 words. A full list of rules and applications are attached to this email. Several of our members have volunteered to assist a student if he/she has any questions regarding the process. They can send me an email and I will direct them to a contact.


The entry deadline is Friday 18th February 2022 11:59PM.

The submissions must be emailed to


The winner will receive a $200 prize from our club and the essay will be submitted to the Optimist District Level Competition.

Thanks for submitting!
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