Berlin, MD – Worcester Preparatory School (WPS) freshman, Sydney Todorov of Berlin, MD placed 1st and freshman, Jude Damouni of Lewes, DE placed 3rd in the Ocean City – Berlin Optimist International Essay Competition.
“Both students wrote heartfelt and compelling essays,” Kathy Cater, Optimist Club member and chair of the essay contest, said. “We are very proud to have such young people representing our community.”
Jude went on to place 1st in the Ocean City - Berlin Optimist Club Oratorical contest, in both the Club and Zone level competitions, which included competitors from Sussex and Wicomico County. The topic of the four-minute speech was "Discovering the Optimism in Me.”
Founded in 1970, WPS is a private, independent Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 School, located in Berlin, Maryland. Approximately 500 students attend from Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. For more information about WPS, please visit www.worcesterprep.org or call 410.641.3575.
Celebrating 50 years, WPS is an independent, college prep day school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 students. Located in Berlin, Maryland, the private school attracts an average of 500 students from Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.