Sun Prairie Optimist Club

Sun Prairie Optimist Club

We bring out the best in kids!

Students of the Month

When: Every 3rd Wednesday of the Month during the school year

Where: Glass Nickel Pizza, Sun Prairie

We honor our Students of the Month during our meetings at 12:00 pm at Glass Nickel Pizza in Sun Prairie!

2024 Essay Contest

Students under the age of 19 as of 10/1/23 who have not yet completed high school are encouraged to write a 700-800 word essay on the topic: “Optimism: How it Connects Us.” 

Winners of the Sun Prairie Optimist Club contest will receive awards and the winning essay will be sent to the District level for a chance to win a $2,500 scholarship. 

Applicants must submit the Essay Scholarship Application, signed by a parent or guardian. The official rules are on the application. Please read them closely. All contestants at each level of the contest must provide proof of their age and identification in the form of a copy of either their birth certificate or passport. A copy of the Club winner’s document will be submitted to the District contest. 

All forms must be received by midnight on Sunday, February 4th 2024 in order to be considered. Forms can be emailed to Sarah Michaelis, Club contest chair at They can also be dropped off at the Sun Prairie Public Library, 1350 Linnerud Drive – Attn: Sarah Michaelis during library hours. 


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