2014 Contest Winners, From left to Right: Durya Nadeem, Amraha Nadeem, Yash Somani, John Hall, Nicole Hampton, and Jared Emch.
2014 Contest Participants
The 2014 Oratorical Contest Results Are Here!
The Contest took place on February 22. The winners are:
1st – Durya Nadeem - Heritage Middle School
2nd – Amraha Nadeem - Darby High School
3rd – Nicole Hampton – Darby High School
1st – John Hall – Weaver Middle School
2nd – Yash Somani – Darby High School
3rd – Jared Emch – Weaver Middle School
The Optimist Oratorical Contest gives students the chance to speak to the world. More than $150,000 in college scholarships are awarded annually from this program.
First conducted in 1928, this is the second most popular Optimist International Program. Nearly 2,000 clubs participate in this program each year. The winners at the Club level receive medallions and Zone winners receive a plaque. Districts have the opportunity to provide two $3,500 scholarships.
The contest is open to students under age 19 as of December 31st of the current school year.
See your School Adviser or Guidance Office for an application and contest rules. For further information, contact us here