Optimist International Oratorical Contest

State Optimist Club Honors Local Speakers in 2019 State Contest


The Seward Optimist Club held an oratorical club contest on April 15, 2019.  Kylie Edgington (left) placed first; Bailey Mooney (middle) placed second; and Alex Sick (right) placed third.  All three students were dinner guests of the Seward Optimist Club at their monthly meeting on Monday, May 6th.  Each student presented their speech and were given medallions and certificates for their accomplishments.  All students qualified for the State Oratorical Contest held at the Seward Civic Center on Saturday, May 4, 2019.  Seventeen students competed in the contest for five scholarships. Champion and winner of the $2500 scholarship was Anna Krueger of Lincoln.

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