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High School Oratory Contest

Paige VanKlompenberg

Held each spring, the High School Oratory Contest offers students the opportunity to speak up for life.

Each contestant must prepare a 5-7 minute speech on abortion, euthanasia, infanticide, human cloning, or embryonic stem cell research.

The top three winners receive cash prizes, and the first place winner will compete in the statewide contest.

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CONTEST CRITERIA

  • High school student (grades 9 – 12) at time of the contest
  • Students must research, write, and present an original prolife speech
  • Speeches are to be 5 – 7 minutes long

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PREVIOUS CONTEST WINNERS

  • 2018 – Paige VanKlompenberg
  • 2017 – Gabe Meyer
  • 2016 – Evan Sander
  • 2015 – Noelle-Ashley DeNooy (state oratory winner)
  • 2014 – Jodi DeLange
  • 2013 – Jennifer Evans

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APPLICATION

To compete in the High School Oratory Contest:

  • Download and complete the application form. (coming soon)
  • Submit it by March 1 to Grand Rapids Right to Life.