Congratulations to our 2016 Essay Contest winners!
Click the student's name to read their winning essay.
7-9 Grade Level
Mia Criswell — 1st Place
Benjamin Tanner — 2nd Place
Ashley Obsahr — 3rd Place
10-12 Grade Level
Sydney Nicholson — 1st Place
Mary Starnes — 2nd Place
Michael Horne — 3rd Place
Essay Contest participants must:
1) Double space their essay;
2) Number all pages;
3) Use no smaller than 12 point font;
4) Use a cover sheet that includes; full name, full mailing address, phone number, grade level, student date of birth, parent’s name and word count;
5) Cite any sources used;
6) And not include artwork, pictures, or plastic covers.
By submitting an entry, the contestant and parent or guardian agree:
A: To allow Texas Right to Life to publish the winning essay,
B: To allow Texas Right to Life to submit the essay, whether it places or not, to the National Right to Life Pro-Life Essay Contest and,
C: That the essay is original and not copyrighted.
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