ESSAY COMPETITION

Each February, in conjunction with Optimist International, Gulf Breeze Optimists offer young people the opportunity to express their own opinions regarding the world in which they live by addressing a specific topic in essay form. In addition to developing skills for written expression, club winners can advance to the District contest and compete for a $2,500 college scholarship. The District-level scholarships are funded by the Optimist International Foundations. To learn about the local essay contest, contact Rhonda Merrill at rmerrill@gbumc.org