VSHL Essay Contest
Deadline for entries - December 8th postmark
The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Society for Human Life, an affiliate of National Right to Life, is sponsoring the Helen M. Donovan Memorial Award Essay Contest. This contest is open to high school juniors and seniors.
Essay Title: Promoting the Culture of Life
1st Award: $1,000.00
2nd Award: $500.00
3rd Award $250.00
Our Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution recognize life as a God-given human right. Today, however, pro-life principles are challenged and human life and dignity are devalued by legalized abortion , euthanasia, promiscuity, media indecency and perverted attacks on marriage. Your essay should discuss how to advance pro-life principles and reverse today's moral erosion.
Using the above title your essay must be at least 400 words, double-spaced and with one inch margins. Please postmark by December 8, 2012. Include your home address, home phone number and school name. Mail to VSHL at the address below. A VSHL committee will judge each essay. Winners will be notified in January 2013.
VSHL, Northern Virginia Chaper, PO Box 22681, Alexandria, VA 22304