2006 Abstinence Essay Contest
The Wayne County Health Department and the Wayne
Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention sponsored it's
4th annual essay contest on "Abstinence" for area
High Schoolers. A total of 128 entries were received. This
year the number of students who entered the contest was a
70% increase from the 2005 Abstinence Essay Contest.
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.
To read the top three winner's essay's plus the honorable
mentions, click on one of the respective link above.
Pictured above (from left) are
Kristin McIntosh-Tri and Rovonda Freeman, Wayne County Health
Department Health Educator's, Brandy Hardison, 1st Place,
Charles B. Aycock High School, Jessica Knab, 2nd Place, Charles
B. Aycock High School, Joshua Olmsted, 3rd Place, Eastern
Wayne High School and Carolyn King, Wayne County Health Department
Health Education Supervisor.