Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Chester Junior Declared Winner in Local Essay Contest

South Chester Optimist Club, Inc. Photo   
 Pictured left to right: Educator Reginald Springfield, Jessica Vega, Principal Constance McAlister and Optimist Representative and Educator Dr. Delores Y. Wright.     

By Dr. Delores Y. Wright
Jessica Vega, a junior at Chester High School, was recently declared the first place winner of the annual essay contest sponsored by the South Chester Optimist Club, Inc. The title of her essay was “Optimism Should Be A Priority.” She was coached by educator Reginald Springfield. For her achievement, she was awarded a trophy, medallion and certificate.

The South Chester Optimist Club, Inc. is a community service organization operating under the auspices of Optimist International.  Its current president is Laurence Hamm.  To learn more about Optimist International, please visit www.optimist.org.
Chester Optimist Club Photo 
Reginald Springfield, age 14 in 1967, 
suited in his Chester Optimist Club Baseball Uniform.
He is posing with his mother, Louise Springfield, in front of their home located at 1504 West 11th Street in Chester, Pennsylvania.

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