K of C sponsors essay contest

The NH Knights of Columbus is once again sponsoring a Student Respect Life Essay Contest. The contest is open to any New Hampshire student in grades 6 through 12. 

The NH Knights of Columbus will make up to six cash awards of $100. The deadline for entries is midnight on Dec. 15.

The theme for this year’s contest is: “How would you respond to claims that Pro-Life denies a woman’s ‘choice’?”

Essays may not be longer than 500 words; typed, and submitted as a PDF or Word document and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Include student name, age, grade, school, parent name and address, phone, parish and email.

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

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