2012 Oratorical Contest Winners March 28

posted Mar 16, 2012, 9:57 AM by Dearborn Optimist   [ updated Apr 3, 2012, 11:42 AM ]

The Dearborn Optimist Club hosted the final round in the Dearborn Oratorical Contest on Wednesday March 28.


Please Visit the Following Link for Videos and Photos of the Winners of our 2012 Oratorical Contest


The club recognized the following students for their extraordinary oratorical talent as expressed in their verbal essay

” How my Optimism helps me Overcome Obstacles”

Front row Left to right (Girls) Natalie Beltowski, Gabriel Wafer, Rachel Schofield

Back Row (Boys) Erik Hilliman, Daniel Ortorhoro, Charles Sanborn

Also Pictured, Tom Laundroche, Dearborn Optimist President and Steve Guile, Dearborn Optimist Oratorical Contest Chairman. 

Rachel Schofield and Daniel Ortorhoro will move on to the regional competition on April 21 which will take place in Waterford, MI

We also Received This special Message from Michigan Optimist Governor Ray Finocchio

"Great job, Dearborn Optimists. Thank you for all you do for your community. I will attend the Regional Oratorical contests and look forward to seeing your contestants there. Thanks."

Governor Ray Finocchio