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2014 Value of Life Contest 


Right To Life of Southern Indiana is proud to announce our 11th annual Value of Life Competition to be held March 6, 2014. The contest consists of 4 levels of competition giving students from kindergarten through college undergraduates a chance to show their speaking, writing and artistic skills. This contest is designed to encourage young people to research the life issues and develop their pro-life convictions.





¨       SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION – Graduating High School Seniors & College Undergraduates

$500 Scholarship

Requirements include a written summary of your pro-life activities, two letters of recommendations from adults familiar with your pro-life activities (must be non-relatives), & an essay, 500-750 words on the following topic:

“Why you should be concerned about Obamacare – coverage for abortion, physician assisted suicide, rationing of healthcare, death panels and discrimination of pro-life doctors and healthcare providers.”


¨       ORATORY CONTEST – High School Juniors & Seniors

            $200 First Place –  $100 Second Place –  $50 Third Place – $25 Award for all additional participants

Participants are to research, write, and present an original pro-life speech on abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, or stem cell research. The winner will advance to the state competition to be held in Indianapolis. The winner of the state competition will advance to the national competition, which is being held in Louisville, Kentucky this year.


¨       ESSAY CONTEST – Level I: 5th thru 7th Grades    Level II: 8th thru 10th Grades

            $50 First Place –  $25 Second Place –  $10 Third Place

Participants are to research and write an original pro-life speech on one of the following topics: abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, or stem cell research.


¨       POSTER CONTEST – Kindergarten – 4th Grade

            $25 First Place –  $15 Second Place –  $10 Third Place

        Size: 11” x 17” (min.) – Poster must have a Pro-Life Theme


Competition is open to all students attending school or residing in Clark, Crawford, Floyd and Harrison counties, including home-school students.


Deadline for entries is February 20, 2014


The Oratory Contest will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at The Center, Providence Retirement Home, 4915 Charlestown Rd., New Albany, IN. The contest begins at 6:00 p.m. Scholarship, Essay and Poster Contest prizes will be awarded during the Oratory Contest. Participants are encouraged to arrive no later than 5:30 p.m.


                                                        For complete information, click the links below:

                                                              Scholarship Rules


                                                           Oratory Contest Rules


                                                            Essay Contest Rules


                                                            Poster Contest Rules


Save  the  Date 



National Right to Life

Convention 2014



Louisville, Kentucky     June 26-28


The national meeting of the pro-life grassroots is coming to Louisville, Kentucky, next summer. Join us June 26, 27 & 28, 2014 to learn and grow together so we can make a difference and take a stand for Life!


Our friends at Kentucky Right to Life are working very hard to make the 2014 convention one to remember. Please mark your calendars and join us for this phenomenal event where you will be inspired, educated and empowered to stand for life!



Upcoming Events


2014 Board Meetings


Feb. 4 / Apr.  1 /  June 3 / Aug. 5 / Oct. 7

® We meet at Holy Family Catholic Church  in the Parish Activity Center, which is located to the right of the church. The church is located at 125 West Daisy Lane in New Albany


Meeting starts at 7 PM

Everyone Welcome - Please Join Us!




     13th     Signature Ad Deadline

     22nd     41st Anniversary of Roe V. Wade

                March for Life - Washington D.C.




        4th    Board Meeting

        20th   Entry Deadline

                    for Value of Life Contest 




      6th     Value of Life Contest