Summit Lake Dillon Optimists Club to host oratorical contest for students on March 12 | SummitDaily.com

Summit Lake Dillon Optimists Club to host oratorical contest for students on March 12

The Summit Lake Dillon Optimists Club is hosting an oratorical contest for Summit middle and high school students at Summit High School on March 12 at 4 p.m. The topic this year is “Is There a Fine Line Between Optimism and Reality?” Participants must prepare a 4–5 minute speech about the topic. There is no fee, but potential speakers must fill out an entry form from the Summit Optimists website at SummitOptimists.org and bring the completed form to the event.

Youth under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2018 and not enrolled in post-secondary education are eligible to participate.

Speakers will be judged on four different criteria: Poise (10 points), content of speech (40 points), delivery and presentation (35 points), and overall effectiveness (15 points.

Chosen winners will present their winning entries on March 19 at the Summit Community and Senior Center in Frisco.


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