Essay Contest

Each year, the LifeFirst Essay Contest sparks discussion between students and their parents and teachers about the value of life. Both generations come away from the contest experience better equipped for conversations in the larger community.  We host two divisions – junior high (7-9) and senior high (10-12).

Public, private, and homeschooled students residing in Texas are eligible to compete.

2021 Essay Topic: Why are you pro-life?

Essays should be 300-500 words and will be judged on originality, content and accuracy.  Submit questions to essaycontest@lifefirst.org.

Senior High: 1st place-$300  2nd place-$250  3rd place-$200

Junior High: 1st place-$200  2nd place-$150  3rd place-$100 

LifeFirst Essay Contest

Each year, the LifeFirst Essay Contest sparks discussion between students and their parents and teachers about the value of life. Both generations come away from the contest experience better equipped for conversations in the larger community.  We host two divisions – junior high (7-9) and senior high (10-12). 

Public, private, and homeschooled students residing in Texas are eligible to compete.

2021 Essay Topic: Why are you pro-life?

Essays should be 300-500 words and will be judged on originality, content and accuracy.  Submit questions to essaycontest@lifefirst.org

Junior High
First Place $200
Second Place $150
Third Place $100
Senior High
First Place $300
Second Place $250
Third Place $200
LifeFirst Essay Contest

LifeFirst also funds classroom parties for schools, youth groups and sunday school classes who participate as a class project.

How to Enter
To enter the contest, please follow the steps below.  The deadline to submit essays is November 1, 2021.
  • READ THE RULES – Read and adhere to the contest rules by following the Rules link below.
  • REGISTER – Register for the contest by clicking the Registration button below and completing the form.  Please do not enter an email address associated with a student’s school.  Use a personal email address or that of a parent.
  • SUBMIT ESSAY – When your essay is complete, save it as a .pdf using this protocol: 2021-essay title.pdf. For example: 2021-Glory Baby.pdf.  Click the Submit Essay button below, complete form, and upload essay.
How to Enter
To enter the contest, please follow the steps below.  The deadline to submit essays is November 1, 2021.
  • READ THE RULES – Read and adhere to the contest rules by following the Rules link below.
  • REGISTER – Register for the contest by clicking the Registration button below and completing the form.  Please do not enter an email address associated with a student’s school.  Use a personal email address or that of a parent.
  • SUBMIT ESSAY – When your essay is complete, save it as a .pdf using this protocol: 2021-essay title.pdf. For example: 2021-Glory Baby.pdf.  Click the Submit Essay button below, complete form, and upload essay.

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