The Optimist Club of Meridian

By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.


Event Date: 10/23/2017
Event Date: 10/23/2017
Event Date: 11/25/2017
Meridian Optimist Calendar of Events
Monday, October 23, 2017 - Wednesday, January 31, 2018


Optimist International Essay Contest

The contest is open to students under age 18 as of October 1, 2017

Contestants are eligible for only one Club’s contest during any given year. No student who has previously won and Optimist Essay contest scholarship will be eligible to compete at any level of the competition again. The Meridian Optimist Club awards the first three places with cash awards. First place receives $200, second place receives $150, and third receives $100. The District winner receives a $2,500 college scholarship.

The official 2017-2018 topic is:

"Where are My Roots of Optimism?”

Submission deadline is January 31, 2018
Entry form

For more information contact Mike Harris (208) 484-8529
email info@meridianoptimist.org