The essay contest is an annual event sponsored by Optimist International for contestants under the age of 19.  Working with entries submitted by students at Thomas Jefferson High School, Monaco South anonymously judges the TJ entries and forwards the Club’s winning essay to the Colorado-Wyoming District contest.  The winning entry at the District level receives a $2,500 scholarship.
Students who do not attend Thomas Jefferson High School may want to check for other Clubs that may be available to accept their essays.  Contact the District Chair at:
When: February
Where: TJ High School
Who: Jack Kleinheksel/Wyatt McCallie