Right to Life of Michigan annual high school oratory contest
Right to Life of Michigan's annual high school oratory contests are open to all prolife high school students in Michigan. Contestants will give a 5-7 minute speech on one of several prolife topics. Contests are sponsored by Right to Life of Michigan affiliates across the state. Winners of the local affiliate contests will compete in the statewide annual High School Oratory Contest in the Lansing area in May, and the winner of the state competition will win a trip to compete in the National Right to Life Oratory Contest in June or July.
If you are a student interested in competing, please contact your local RLM affiliate or field representative. If you don't know how to contact your local affiliate or the nearest affiliate sponsoring a contest, please contact State Oratory Coordinator Chris Gast at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2014 State Contest will be held on Saturday, May 17 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Holt. The following is a list of announced local contests sponsored by Right to Life of Michigan affiliates.
North Oakland RTL - April 5
Delta County RTL - April 8
Gaylord RTL - February 15
Mason County RTL - February 22
Downriver RTL affiliates - March 1
Wexford-Missaukee RTL - March 4
2013 Contest Results
The 24th Annual High School Oratory Contest was held on Saturday, May 18 in Holt. Local winners from 18 affiliates competed. First place went to Lauren Boos of Warren-Centerline Right to Life. Second place went to Alyssa LaPointe of Saginaw County Right to Life. Third place went to Gabriella Byers of Right to Life of Delta County. Click here for pictures and to read the winner's speech.
2013 Oratory Winner Lauren Boos
Because Lauren Boos is a sophomore, Alyssa LaPointe represented Michigan at the National Right to Life Jane B. Thompson Oratory Contest in Dallas, Texas on June 29.
Oratory Contest Information
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