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Youth Apostles sponsor pro-life poster contest

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The Youth Apostles Institute is sponsoring its 19th annual pro-life poster contest. Participants in the contest are to create a pro-life meme.

Through the contest, the institute hopes to provide a means by which young people may express their pro-life beliefs and the values they have been taught at school. It also hopes to provide an activity that youth ministers and teachers may find useful to supplement or complement classroom ministry programs and instruction.

There will be two divisions: junior (grades 7 and 8) and senior (grades 9-12). Prizes include first place ($100), second place ($75), third place ($50) and honorable mention certificates.


• Entries may be on 8.5"x11" or larger size paper, or on posterboard.

• Electronic entries accepted.

• Entries must express support for the sanctity of unborn human life.

• Entries must be a participant’s original work.

• Entries through a school or class must include name, grade level, school name and school address.

Entries through a parish or youth ministry program must include name, grade level, parish or group name and home address

Electronic entries must include name, grade level, school name and address, parish, group name and home address in the body of the email.

The deadline for entries is Nov. 20. Mail entries to John Iekel, Youth Apostles Institute, 1600 Carlin Lane, McLean, VA 22101 or email to jfiekel@gmail.com.

Entries become the property of the Youth Apostles Institute and will not be returned.

Find out more

Call 703/556-0914.

© Arlington Catholic Herald 2017