THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF CALGARY ESSAY CONTEST IS COMPLETE

Twenty Students from Western Canada, Sir Winston Churchill and Joane Cardinal-Schubert High Schools submitted essays on the topic “Achieving Your Goals by Choosing Optimism”. The Optimist Club of Calgary was very pleased by the quality of all the essays submitted


Maisy Hyland, in Grade 10 at Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School achieved 1st Place and Olivia Li and Tahreem Tariq, both in Grade 12 at Western Canada High School, were 2nd and 3rd,. Maisy, Olivia, and Tahreem will receive cash awards of $100, $75 and $50, respectively, from the Optimist Club of Calgary. 

Maisy’s essay has been sent forward to the Alberta Saskatchewan Montana and Northern Wyoming Optimist District Essay contest for an opportunity to earn a $2,500 post-secondary scholarship paid by the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation.


Please check back later to read the essays from all contestants. This portion of the website is not yet ready