April 3, 2018 > Optimist Club essay contest winners announced
Optimist Club essay contest winners announced
Submitted By Darryl Reina
?Can Society Function Without Respect?? was the topic of the 2017-2018 Essay Contest sponsored by the Newark Optimist Club. Congratulations to Newark Junior High eighth-grader Estania Ortiz whose essay captured top honors and won the $200 cash award and a first-place club medallion. Estania?s essay has also been forwarded to the District contest with the potential of winning a $2,500 college scholarship.
Newark Memorial High School junior Rachel Hunt placed second and received $100, while Mission San Jose High School freshman David Zhu finished in third place, garnering a $50 cash award.