Knox County Right to Life
Knox Co. Right to Life announces their 5th Annual Essay Contest for students, with cash prizes up to $200.00.
The contest is open to junior high and senior high school students in Knox County who attend public schools, private schools, are home schooled, or students who attended Joshua Camp. Students must submit an essay not to exceed 500 words on the topic: "What can we do to promote respect for all human life in Illinois after the passage of the extreme abortion law?"
Submissions may be made during the entire month of September, with a final due date of September 30th.
The awards will be presented as follows: First Place - $200.00 and a plaque. Second Place - $100.00 and a plaque. Third Place - $50.00 and a plaque. The awards will be presented at the Festival of Life on October 27th, with the winning essay read by the student who wrote it.
The Knox County Right to Life is pleased to partner with youth who will inspire their peers and future generations to stand up and support the sanctity of life at all stages.
Submissions may be mailed to: KCRTL Essay Contest, 683 Cherry Street, #305, Galesburg, IL 61401, or emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions are collected and reviewed by committee.
Decisions of the judging committee are final.
Knox County Right to Life is an organization of area residents committed to promoting respect for human life in all stages, from conception to natural death.