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2016 Essay Contest Winners

By gk, 03/15/16, 8:15PM EDT


Thirty-four talented Plainfield students each submitted a 700-800 word essay in competition for this year's esteemed Optimist Essay Scholarship.  The top-achieving young writer, Emily Burnett, received a $200 scholastic award from the Plainfield Optimist Club, and her essay has been submitted to the District level competition for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship.


2016 Topic: Lead By Example: Reality or Fiction

Plainfield Optimist Essay Contest Winners
1st:  Emily Burnett
2nd:  Jacob Brejcha
3rd:  Anvir Purewal