The Clarkston Area Optimist Club supports graduates of our community with scholarships to college. The Scholarship applications are available on our website in January and are due in March. Check application for dates. We recognize students who volunteer in their community.

Click here: Scholarship Application, to download a copy.  Instructions, including the deadline are listed on the application.




May 2017

Riley Koostra - $1,000
Marissa Lockwood - $1,000
Andrew Ross - $1,000
Sarah Synder - $1,000 

May 2016

Nathan Gipe – Henry E. Richardson Scholarship - $1,000
Diana Marsala - $1,000
Jillian Ritchey - $1,000
Nicolas Paris - $1,000 

May 2015
Jennifer Lussenhop
Natasha Oldford
Tyler Dunn
Sean Mueller
Camron Radzar 

May 2014

Andrea Dean
Spencer Miller

May 2013

Stacey Keydel – President’s Scholarship $2,000 over two years
Anna Gray - $2,000 over two years
Sharvil Patel - $1,000
Nathan Yeloushan - $1,000
Westin Schwab - $1,000
Adam Vinstra - $1,000 

May 2010

Lacie Turnbull
Annie Castillo
Breanne Christie
Chelsea Rawe
Breanne Timm
Jeffrey Turner 

May 2007

Claire Thams
Rachel MacLeod
Ashley Kuruvilla
Megan Valley
Colin Dabrowski
Matthew Hokanson 

May 2006

Katherine Banghart
Lindsay Hultman
Kathryn Kleinedler
Laura Kuhta
Anne Maxwell
Kristen Mercado