Youth invited to enter Farmington/Hills Optimists essay contest

The Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimist Breakfast Club is accepting applications through January 22, 2019, for the 2018-2019 Optimist Essay Contest.

Open to Farmington and Farmington Hills students in 7th and 8th and 9th-12th grades, this year’s competition explores the theme, “When All the World’s Problems are Solved, is Optimism Still Necessary?”. 

Three winners in each age category will receive a medal and a cash prize. Winning students and their families will be invited to a breakfast held February 27, 7:30 a.m., at John Cowley & Sons in downtown Farmington.

Applications and more information are posted at, under “Optimists – Events/Programs”. Or contact Anna Durham at 248-892-2919 or

Reported by