Wednesday, September 8, 2010

2010 Scholarship Competition Topics Announced

The topics for the 2010-11 Optimist International Scholarship competitions have been announced:


"How My Education is the Key to a Successful Future"

Oratorical & CCDHH

"If I Were Leader of the Free World, the First Issue I Would Address Would be ... "

Clubs are free to run a club-level competition to select winners to move on to the applicable Zone, Regional and District level competitions. Clubs can award monetary awards of up to $500 per winner for each competition.

Additional information is available at the following online information pages:

Garnering interest in Oratorical competitions has been difficult in recent years so clubs may want to consider approaching elementary schools (grades 5 & 6) to start a "Kids Speak Out" program or club.

All materials for club competitions can be purchased from Corall Group by visiting


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