Optimistic Scholars!

Published 12:45 am Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The Washington Optimist Club recently awarded $1,500 individual scholarships to (from left) Taylor Woolard, Northside High School, Youth Appreciation Award; Hilton O’Neal, Washington High School, Youth Appreciation Award; Kristi Wood, Washington High School, Linley Gibbs Honorary Award; Jeff Swanner, Washington High School, Earl Mitchell Memorial Award. Scholarship applicants were judged based on participation in sports, academics, extra-curricular activities, community service and an essay. If you have a photo that you would like to share in the Daily News, please email it along with a description to yourtake@wdnweb.com. (Submitted Photos/Janice Coburn)