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Alpena Optimist Club Accepting Student Submissions for Annual Essay Contest

Are you a student who loves writing? Well here’s your chance to show off your writing skills. The Alpena Optimist Club is accepting student submissions for their annual essay contest.

This year’s topic: “Can Society Function Without Respect?” Winners will receive a certificate, a medal, and a chance to compete in the district competition for a $2,500 scholarship.

There are a few rules that apply: Contestants must be under the age of 18 years old as of October first 2017. Essays must be between 700 to 800 words, typed and double-spaced.

For more details and to fill an application, visit Essays can be turned in to your English teacher.

The deadline is Tuesday, January 30th. Happy writing!