Optimist Club of Calgary Essay Contest Winners 2017
Optimist Club of Calgary Oratorical Contest Winners 2017
The Club Oratorical Contest was held on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Southwood United Church.
The topic was “What the World Gains From Optimism.” The Club Oratorical Contest winners were:
- Emily Grant, 1st place girls place
- Ye-Jean Park, 2nd place girls
- Rachel Hughes, 3rd place girls
- Ahmed Mahamoud, 1st place boys
- Ahmed El Gendy, 2nd place boys
- Eric Li, 3rd place boys
Ye-Jean Park went on to win the District Oratorical contest and a $2,500 scholarship.
After winning the District Oratorical contest and a $2,500 scholarship, Ye-Jean Park went on to win the Optimist Great Plains Regional Oratorical Contest and an additional $5000 scholarship.
She then competed in the OI World Championship Oratorical Contest, where she won third place and another $5,000 scholarship.
That’s a total of $12,500 in scholarships!
Congratulations to Ye-Jean!