KofC Essay Contest

The NH Knights of Columbus is once again sponsoring a Student Respect Life Essay Contest. The contest is open to any Jr-High (grades 6,7,8) and Sr-High (grades 9,10,11,12) student in NH. The NH Knights of Columbus will make up to six cash awards of $100. You do not have to be a member of the Knights or a Catholic.

The theme for this year’s contest is: “In what ways is unacceptable mass violence tied to our society’ accepted violence (such as abortion), and what can I do to help reduce violence in our society? (e.g., google Bishop Chaput, Philadelphia)”

DEADLINE: Midnight, Dec 15, 2019

RULES: Essays may not be longer than 500 words; typed, and submitted as a PDF or Word Document and emailed to matu19@comcast.net. Include student name, age, grade, school, parent name and address, phone, parish and email.

Students may obtain help & information, including from parents, teachers, friends, and internet, but the essay itself must be their own work.

Further contest details may be obtained from KofC NH contest chairman John P. Matuszewski (603-434-4098) or KofC NH State Pro-Life Chairman Ron Distasio (603-595-7837).