2008 Abstinence Essay Contest
The Wayne County Health Department and the Wayne
Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention sponsored it's
6th annual essay contest on "Abstinence" for area
High Schoolers. A total of 73 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, click on one of the respective link above.
Pictured above (from left) are
Steven Smith, Chairperson Wayne County Board of Health, Vandora Yelverton, Wayne County Health Department Health Educator, Michael Atkins, 3rd Place, Charles B. Aycock
High School, Jessica Henry, 1st Place, Eastern Wayne High School, Emily Bell, Wayne County Health Department
Health Educator and James Roosen, Wayne County Health Director.
Pictured above (from left) are Vandora Yelverton, Wayne County Health Department Health Educator, Anthony Chandler, 2nd Place, Pathway Christian Acedemy, and Emily Bell, Wayne County Health Department