Posted May 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm

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Sophia Marsh, a junior in the El Dorado Springs High School, recently places third in the West Missouri Optimist essay contest based on a theme of “How Can I Help My Friends Realize Their Value?” She received an engraved plaque at the Optimist District Conference in April. This year has been the first year for the None Wonders Optimist Club to have participated in the essay contest.