The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL) is sponsoring
the Helen M. Donovan Memorial Award Essay Contest.
This contest is open to high school seniors.
ESSAY TITLE: Promote Life!
1st Award $1,000.00
2nd Award $500.00
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” Edmund Burke
In our current society, life and dignity are devalued by legalized abortion, euthanasia, promiscuity and pornography. As you enter adulthood, express how you would advance a positive pro-life philosophy and reverse today’s moral erosion.
Your essay should include ideas, methods and resources that promote respect for the intrinsic value and uniqueness of every human life. Using the above title, your essay must be at least 400 words, double-spaced with one inch margins.
Please postmark by December 6, 2018. Include your home address, home phone number and school name. Mail to VSHL at the below address.
A VSHL committee will judge each essay. Winners will be notified in January of 2019.
VSHL, Northern Virginia Chapter, PO Box 22681, Alexandria, VA 22304