Optimist Club Essay and Oratorical Contest winners
Vance County students recently competed in the Henderson Optimist Club’s Essay and Oratorical Contests, as well as the N.C. Zone 5 Oratorical Contest.
Annabelle Webb took first place in the Essay Contest. Second and third went to Meredith Ellington and Braelyn Polk, respectively.
Annabelle Webb and Elizabeth Clayborne were co-winners in the Henderson oratorical contest. Terrance Thorpe was second.
Webb and Clayborne also won the N.C. Zone 5 Oratorical Contest and competed in the N.C. East District Contest.
Cash prizes for college expenses were awarded to each winner.