FORT SHAWNEEThe 2011 essay winners were present at the Shawnee Optimists meeting Wednesday. First place winner, Kimber Knoch, read her essay to the club. She attends Apollo Career Center. Also attending were second place winner, Rachael Zimmerman, Shawnee High School, and third place winner, Allison Evans, Shawnee High School.The first place winners of the 2011 Oratorical recited their speeches at the meeting. The winners (one boy/one girl) were Max Jones and Sabine Chandler. They are both from Shawnee Middle School.