2007 Abstinence Essay Contest
The Wayne County Health Department and the Wayne
Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention sponsored it's
5th annual essay contest on "Abstinence" for area
High Schoolers. A total of 51 entries were received. This
year all area High Schools were represented and several home
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
Carolyn King, Wayne County Health Department Health Education
Supervisor, Brittney Nicole Smith, 2nd Place, Southern Wayne
High School, Caroline Finch, 1st Place, Maplewood Training
Center and Rovonda Freeman, Wayne County Health Department
Health Educator. Not pictured is Abbi Davis, 3rd Place, Charles
B Aycock High School.