Leadership to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Taskforce

2017 National Day Essay Contest

Theme: My Future, My Plan, My Life

For this persuasive writing contest participants will discuss their future, having a reproductive life plan, and the potential effects of an unplanned pregnancy on their life.

This contest is part of a National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Awareness Campaign that takes place every year. 

First, second, and third place winners for middle and high school students will be awarded in May 2017. 


SECOND PLACE - $100 Visa Gift Card

THIRD PLACE - $50 Visa Gift Card

 The essay contest will start March 1, 2017 and end April 7, 2017.

 “If you wanted to reduce teen pregnancy,

promote personal responsibility,

and have a successful future,

how would you do it?  What is your plan?”


Electronic Submissions Only - See Contest Rules and Guidelines here.

Announcement of contest in Microsoft Word format is available here.

Please send essays to nationalday(at)missionwv.org

Essays are due by 5 p.m. April 7, 2017

Go to www.thenationalcampaign.org for research and ideas.

For further information please contact

hgore(at)missionwv.org or deena.s.ellison(at)wv.gov

The Leadership to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Taskforce (LPTP) is a statewide initiative of committed individuals and organizations that focus on encouraging medically accurate, age appropriate, sexuality education and promoting healthy, informed reproductive life planning for teens.  The Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (APPI) sponsors LPTP.
THINK (an initiative of Mission WV) partners with APPI to sponsor this contest.