The West Plains Optimist Club's Oratorical Contest was held Tuesday, November 28th, giving area students a chance to speak their minds about the topic “Where are My Roots of Optimism?" as the first step in the Optimist International Oratorical Contest for the 2017–2018 year.
The winners were:
1st Place – Abbey Kimbrough
2nd Place – Madison Newton
3rd Place – Larissa Holesapple
Congratulations to these students!
Optimist member Scott Smith is the chair and organizer of the Club-level contest.