Optimist Club honors youth superstars

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The Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club hosted its 32nd Annual Youth Appreciation banquet at the Camarillo Community Center on March 14. Wyatt McCrea, grandson of actor Joel McCrea, center, was on hand to give out the Joel McCrea award to, from left, Camarillo High student Megan McKnelly, ACE Charter School student Bryan Espinosa, Frontier High student […]

Optimist Club honors scholarship winners

The Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club members and guests were privileged to meet, greet and honor their 2012 local high school scholarship winners on Monday, May 23, at Round Table Pizza. This year’s winners are Tesara Santora, Ariana Cortes, Leah Ramsaier and Zachary Pedersen from Adolfo Camarillo High School; Reyna Montoya, Ariana Reyes and Kaytlin Kuns […]

Optimist Club honors four ACHS students

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As part of the annual Optimist International Essay Contest, the Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club honored four high school students on April 30 at Round Table Pizza. Six finalists were selected by a team of educators not affiliated with high schools or the Optimist Club from more than 40 contestants from local high schools to write […]

Optimists honor 100 high-achieving students

The Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club hosted its 31st annual Youth Appreciation Banquet at the Camarillo Community Center March 15.Close to 400 people attended and 100 students from four local high schools were honored for their achievements. Sophomore, junior and senior students from Adolfo Camarillo High School, Rio Mesa High School, Frontier High School, and the […]

Active teens win college scholarships

Rojas and Morales are smiling.

The Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club recently awarded scholarships to three high school graduates during a club meeting in Camarillo. The teens include, above, Nayeli Rojas, at left, from Rio Mesa High School and Adriana Morales from Frontier High School. Nayeli, a member of the RMHS’ dance club, served in a number of charities and service […]

Teens recognized for winning essays

Teens recognized for winning essays.

Six area high school students were recognized earlier this month by the Camarillo Noontime Optimist Club for penning outstanding essays on the topic “How my education is the key to a successful future.” The teens, who competed against 50 of their peers, included Nathan Sullivan, Sne Kanji, Erik Pinuelas and Stephany Vazquez, all from Rio […]