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Prolife Essay Contest

Amanda and Elijah

The Prolife Essay Contest encourages students to thoughtfully examine and articulate their prolife beliefs.

Students in grades 7-9 participate in the junior contest, while students in grades 10-12 participate in the senior contest.

Cash prizes are awarded in each contest for first and second place.

Winning essays are submitted to the national competition.

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CONTEST CRITERIA

  • Middle school (grades 7-9) student at time of the junior contest
  • High school (grades 10-12) student at time of the senior contest
  • Students must write an original essay and cite any sources used
  • Essays must be 300 – 500 word
  • Essays must include a cover sheet

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PREVIOUS CONTEST WINNERS

  • 2018 – Amanda Cunningham (senior) and Elijah A. (junior)
  • 2017 – Clare Lindgren (National Right to Life senior contest winner)
  • 2017 – Clare Lindgren (senior) and Joshua Haskell (junior)
  • 2016 – David Bridge (senior) and Jack Schichtel (junior)
  • 2015 – Nicholas DeNooy (senior)

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APPLICATION

To compete in the Prolife Essay Contest:

  • Download and complete the application form.
  • Submit it by December 1 to Grand Rapids Right to Life.