ARIZONA DISTRICT PROGRAMS
First Place Winner
sponsored by the
Tucson Rincon Club
will receive a $2500. Scholarship
Eleven participants from all over the State made it to the final competition.
The First Place winner, Saturnino Pajkos, sponsored by the HEAT Optimist Club of Tucson, will receive a $2500.00 Scholarship, and advanced to the Regional Competition, and if he wins at the Regional level, he will advance to the International Competition.
Second Place winner, Adellae Umpress, sponsored by the Yuma Sunrise Club, will receive a $1500.00 Scholarship.
Third Place winner, Haley Anglin, sponsored by the Tucson Optimist Club, will receive a $1000.00 Scholarship.
Arizona District Optimist International held the Arizona Statewide 2022 Oratorical And The Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarship Competition, May 14, 2022, in Phoenix Arizona. The topic for the 2022 competitions was
“Staying Optimistic in Challenging Times”
Arizona District Optimist International announced the winner of the 2022 Essay Scholarship on May 14, 2022, in Phoenix Arizona.
The topic for the 2022 competition was “How Does an Optimistic Mindset Change My Tomorrow?”
First Place Winner, Lilianna Jimenez, ASDB Junior, sponsored by the Superior, Tucson, Pueblo Gardens and Pueblo Optimist Clubs, will receive a $2500.00 scholarship.
Second Place Winner, Zoe Abrams-Gay, PDSD Senior, sponsored by the Yuma Foothills, HEAT & Casa Grande-Sunrise Optimist Clubs, will receive a $1000.00 scholarship.
Third Place Winner, Rue Abrams-Gay, PDSD Sophomore, sponsored by the Yuma, Yuma Sunrise & East Valley Yuma County Optimist Clubs, will receive a $500.00 scholarship.