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Optimist Club of Hamilton


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Mark Upton-President
Richard Budlong-Past President
John Douchinsky-Vice President
Gary Weeks-Vice President
Debbie Rhyde-Board
Padma Kaimal-Board
Kim Powrie-Board
Melanie Maher-Board
Ellen Meeks-Board
Mary Jones-Board
Kathy Hilgenberg-Treasurer
Linda Gorton-Secretary
Rob Poznar
Linda Keever
Cathie Rogers
Cynthia Mannino
David Haswell
Randy Jones
Ray Meeks
Karen Pinkham
Shelley Elliott
Gail Davis
Joana Overton
Cindy Martin
Caprice Markowski
David Rhyde
Sue Baker
Deborah Welsh
Steve Winschel
Suzanne Collins
Christian Maher
Marian Blain
Terry Dow
Ken Belanger

Below is the nomination form so that the community can nominate a "Student of the Month".


Student of the Month Nomination Form

This is an award given out by many of the Optimist International
Clubs around the world. Each Optimist Club forms their own criteria.
The Optimist Club of Hamilton criteria:

It is awarded to a student that is a SENIOR at Hamilton Central School.

One that is a model student, in the sense of strong effort, but not necessarily achievement

A student, who possesses the qualities of kindness, thoughtfulness and good sportsmanship

A student who has overall good citizenship

In a sense, a student who best represents our Optimist Creed

The Optimist Creed

Promise Yourself-

To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come
To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect
only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are
about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater
achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living
creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no
time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear,
and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

Name of Student:_________________________
Person Nominating Student:___________________
Reason for nomination: (Citizenship, Kindness, Volunteer, any other positive

Please submit to: Hamilton Central School by:
The 3rd MONDAY of the MONTH for student nominations

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