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Annual Essay Contest

A program of the Right to Life Educational Foundation of Kentucky

Essay Contest Winners 2017

Sisters who both were winners in the 2017 contests.

We're looking forward to the 2019 essay submissions!

Congratulations to the 2018 winners! Click on the essay title to read the entry.

First place $250 - Eve by Emily Kenney - Holy Angels Academy - Louisville
Second place $150 - Pro-Life by J.D. Dillon - Rose Hill Christian School - Ashland
Third place $100 - Intrinsic Value of Human Life by Brett Woods - Rose Hill Christian School - Ashland
First place $250 - Give Me a Chance by Xandi Jent - Lakeside Christian Academy - Morehead
Second place $150 - The Value of Human Life by Anna Stansbury - Rose Hill Christian School - Ashland
Third place $100 - Abortion, a Contentious Moral Issue by Jacob Bifone - Holy Angels Academy - Louisville

The form to submit your essay will be posted in early 2019. Click here for Contest rules and information.

Essay Contest topic scope

  • Essay shall be between 750-1000 words.
  • Upload a .doc, .docx or .pdf document (We prefer no .page files)
  • Do NOT identify your name on your essay. All entrants are assigned numbers to assure anonymity as judges evaluate entries.
  • Essays shall be typed and double-spaced, 12 pt. type.
  • Please retain a copy of your essay.
  • Essays shall be submitted no later than March 15, 2018.
  • Essays shall be judged based on:
    • content - 25 points
    • quality of arguments - 25 points
    • grammar and spelling - 25 points
    • creativity of approach - 25 points

Awarding of prizes

  • The three highest scores from each division will be determined to be the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners
  • Essay winners will be notified by mail. Winners from each division will be published on the KRLA website.
  • Decisions of the judges are final.

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Kentucky Right to Life

Kentucky's largest and oldest right to life organization and the official state affiliate of the National Right to Life Committee

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Louisville, KY 40207

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