Annual “Stand up for Life” Essay Contest 2019-2020
Theme: Christ our Hope: In Every Season of Life!
Deadline for Essay Submission: December 2, 2019
The Stand Up For Life Essay Contest is a voluntary contest open to all students in grades seven through twelve in public and private schools in the Allentown Diocese, as well as home-schooled students at those grade levels.
Four winners will be chosen in each deanery – a first and second place winner in each division. From these deanery winners, the top four essays will be chosen, and the winners awarded the following prizes at an awards banquet in January:
Grades 7 & 8: $100 First Prize Second Prize $50
Grades 9 - 12: $200 First Prize Second Prize $100
For more information, check out the "Resources" section.
Winners will be announced at the "Christ our Hope" Banquet to be held on Sunday, January 19, 2020 beginning at Noon in the Parish Hall of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Allentown (1046 W. Cedar Street). The buffet lunch costs $10 per person.