2008 Optimist International Essay Contest Winners

"Today’s Choices Shape My Future" was the topic that shaped the 2008 Optimist International Essay Contest. Winners of the competition were honored at the March meeting of the Ocean City/Berlin Optimist Club held at the Carousel in Ocean City. Bob Russell, Berlin, chairman of the competition presented awards. Pictured are, from left, Sue Wangel; Michelle Wangel (first place), Worcester Prep; Dave Wangel; Jackie Wangel (second place), Worcester Prep; Bob Russell; Dominique Kunciw (third place), Worcester Prep; and Don Kunciw. Dominique Kunciw has placed in the competition for the last three years. Winners received savings bonds and plaques.