The North Okanagan Optimist Club invites students under 19 years who are still attending school to enter this years Optimist International Essay Contest in our area. The topic this year is “HOW DREAMS LEAD TO SUCCESS“. The essay needs to be 700-800 words. There are local cash prizes for the top three entries and a chance to win a $2500 scholarship. For more information on how to enter the contest please contact Lesley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the entry deadline is January 31st 2014.