Local boy wins Dunnville Optimist Club’s essay contest

Local boy wins Dunnville Optimist Club’s essay contest
DUNNVILLE—Eleven-year-old Cohen Backus recently won the Optimist Club of Dunnville’s Essay Contest based on the theme “Reaching your Dreams by Choosing Optimism”. For the honour, Cohen was awarded $100 cash, a certificate, and will receive a gold medal. In addition, the essay will be sent to the Central Ontario Optimist district contest to compete for a $2,500 college scholarship. The district-level scholarships are funded by the Canadian Children’s Optimist Foundation. —Submitted photo.
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