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Optimists honor essay contest winner

Optimists honor essay contest winner

The South Side Optimist Club recently honored Rebecca Warren of Bishop DuBourg High for taking first place in the club’s annual essay contest. Pictured, from left, are: Gerry Gruszka, retired Bishop DuBourg associate principal; Rebecca; and club President John Oberlohr. The South Side Optimist Club meets at noon Wednesdays at Smugala’s Restaurant on Watson Road.

    Optimists honor essay contest winner

    Optimists honor essay contest winner

    The South Side Optimist Club recently honored Tori Beishir of Bishop DuBourg High for taking first place in the club’s essay contest. Her essay was titled, ‘What My Education Means to My Future Success.’ Pictured, from left, are: Gerry Gruszka, retired Bishop DuBourg associate principal; Tori’s father, Paul; Tori; Tori’s mother, Jill; and Kirk Boschert, Bishop DuBourg president.

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