2012 Abstinence Essay Contest
The Wayne County Health Department and the Wayne
Council on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention sponsored it's
10th annual essay contest on "Abstinence" for area
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.
First place winner received a$1,000 scholarship and a $200
gift card. Second place winner received a $500 scholarship
and $100 gift card. Third place winner received a $300 scholarship
and $50 gift card.
Pictured above (from left) are
Miss Danielle McBarron, 1st Place winner, recent graduate
of Wayne School of Engineering who will be attending Regent
College in Virginia Beach in the fall, Miss Ta-Kisha Darden,
Public Health Education Specialist with Wayne County Health
Department, and Miss Anna Pierce, 2nd Place winner, rising
Senior at Wayne Christian School.