WEDDINGTON – Lauren Hultquist, a home-schooled senior, recently won the Weddington Optimist Club’s oratorical contest based on a theme of “Is there a fine line between optimism and reality?”
Lauren Hultquist was awarded $100 for the honor. She will compete against winners from other Optimist Clubs in the area. The district winner is eligible for a $2,500 scholarship.
“Lauren did a wonderful job presenting her speech about this year’s oratorical topic,” Club President Mary Ann Maxson said. “The members of our Optimist Club have no doubt that she has a bright future ahead of her.”
The Weddington Optimist Club has been participating in the oratorical contest for 25 years and active in the community since 1980. The club is also involved in an essay contest, computer scholarships, breakfast with Santa and improved students party.
Call 980-328-5700 or visit www.weddington-optimist.org for details about the Weddington Optimist Club.