Contest Winners Announced

The Ocean City/Berlin Optimist Club announced the winners of its annual oratorical contest. Rich Caproni, chairman, announced that Keegan Pando and Amanda Gabriel from Worcester Prep won the boys and girls contest respectively. The two local winners will speak in the Maryland/South Delaware finals to be held in Ocean City on April 30. Pictured are Robert Mitchell, second place, Decatur Middle; Grain De Jesus, third place, Worcester Prep; Keegan Pando, first place, Worcester Prep; Lew Frey, Optimist President; Amanda Gabriel, first place, Worcester Prep; Jenna Leitgeb, third place, Worcester Prep; Hanna Esham, second place, Worcester Prep; and Caproni.