Parkview Students Sweep Local Optimist Oratory Contest

Congratulations to the Parkview students who dominated in the Optimist Oratory Contest at Rosedale Optimist Club.
The following Parkview 9th girls won medals and monetary awards in the female division:
1st Place Abigail Mansur/9th grade
2nd Place Michelle Mora/9th grade
3rd Place Olivia Rizzardi/9th grade
4th Place Sydney Washington/9th grade

The following Parkview boys won medals and monetary awards in the male division:
1st Place Wilson Jones/12th grade
2nd Place Andrew Curzon/9th grade
3rd Place Jordan Borst/3rd Place

Wilson Jones and Abigail Mansur will represent the Rosedale Optimist Club and the Greater Little Rock zone at the state contest that will be held in Conway during the last week in April.Top prizes at that event will be $2500 scholarships.

The Optimist Oratorical Contest gives youngsters the chance to speak to the world. More than $150,000 in college scholarships funded by the Optimist International Foundations is awarded annually from this program.