2005 Abstinence Essay Contest
The Wayne County Health Department and the Wayne
Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention sponsored it's
3rd annual essay contest on "Abstinence" for area
High Schoolers. A total of 75 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 18, 2005.
To read the top three winner's essay's plus some of the honorable
mentions, click on one of the respective link above.
Pictured above (from left) are
Kristin McIntosh-Tri, Wayne County Health Department Health
Educator, Ashley Smith, 1st Place, Eastern Wayne High School,
Noelle Kelly, 2nd Place, Eastern Wayne High School, Kyle Ham,
3rd Place Eastern Wayne High School and Carolyn King, Wayne
County Health Department Health Education Supervisor.