2004 Abstinence Essay Contest
The Wayne County Health Department and the
Wayne Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention sponsored
it's 2nd annual essay contest on "Abstinence" for
area High Schoolers. A total of 35 entries were received and
the best-of-the-best were selected.
Each student submitted an essay in their own words on why
they think abstinence is the best choice for teens in the
prevention of teenage pregnancy. The essay's were limited
to 1500 words and could be type or handwritten.
The winners were recognized by the Wayne County Board of
Health at their monthly meeting on May 19, 2004.
Pictured above (from left)
Rovonda Freeman, Wayne County Health Educator Health Department,
Brianna Durham, 10th grader at Charles B. Aycock High School
1st place winner, Sarah Korenyik, 9th grader at Eastern Wayne
High School 2nd place winner, Dustin Rhodes, 9th grader at
Eastern Wayne High School 3rd place winner, Kristin McIntosh,
Wayne County Health Educator Health Department and vice chair
of the Wayne Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention.
To view Brianna Durham's 1st place essay click
To view Sarah Korenyik's 2nd place essay click
To view Dustin Rhodes's 3rd place essay click