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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Issaquah Optimists announce essay contest winner

The Issaquah Optimist Club has adopted the Optimist International Essay Contest as one of their signature events. As reported in an earlier post on this blog, Issaquah Optimists find their target audience, they work closely with the high schools to promote the contest. Of course they work equally as hard to get the word out about the results.

It was no surprise to get a press release announcing their club winner. According to Club Essay Chairman Paul Demars, Gretchen Stroh, a Senior at Stillaguamish Valley School in Arlington, WA submitted the winning essay on the "Power of Youth." Please click on the link to read the full story.