Bay Port Senior Scholarship

There are two $1,500 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors at Bay Port High School in the Howard-Suamico School District. No restrictions apply for students applying for the scholarships. Scholarships are awarded by committee regarding the following criteria; GPA, class rank, extracurricular activities, community service, work experience and leadership abilities.

Monies are granted upon completion of the first semester at university provided completion of the first semester of studies, and a minimum  2.0 or 2.5 GPA is achieved.

Contact Paula Pyle with any questions at: or 920-680-9101

2021 Optimist Essay Scholarship Competition    

2021 Optimist Essay Scholarship Competition   

Topic this year is: “Reaching Your Dreams by Choosing Optimism.”

There will be three Howard-Suamico Club level winners with first place receiving a $250 scholarship and 2nd and 3rd place each receiving a medallion. 1st place will advance to district competition where a $2,500 college scholarship will be awarded.

  • The contest is open to students under the age of 19 as of October 1, 2020 and not enrolled as a degree seeking student at a post-secondary institution. There is no minimum age.
  • Student must be enrolled in school within the Howard-Suamico School District boundaries.
  • Each contestant must prepare his or her own essay.
  • Essay must be between 700 and 800 words.

Please see complete contest rules on the application form. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE

Essays must be submitted by Wednesday, February 17, 2021 to the address on the application form.

Contact: Diane Schmidtke at

Optimist Club Officers  2021-2022

Club President: Jeff Devroy
Past President: Paula Pyle
Vice President: Ray Suennen
Vice President: Alex Peterson
Club Secretary: Paula Pyle
Club Treasurer: Bob Chambers

Club Meetings

Meets Weekly: Tuesday Noon at:  1951 West/Rock Garden, 1951 Bond St, Green Bay, WI 54303