James Knarian is Right to Life of Michigan's 2013 Youth Award recipient, nominated by Huron
County Right to Life. James is graduating from Bad Axe High School and
plans on attending Central Michigan University. His essay stressed that
his generation has the power to end abortion through energetic effort
and not fearing the controversy surrounding abortion when discussing it
with others. His volunteering highlights include participating in many
activities with Huron County Right to Life, attending the March for Life
in Washington D.C., the annual Roe v. Wade memorial services in Huron
County and local prolife youth rallies.
Katie DeVries of Grand Rapids Right to Life was the runner-up. Anna
Mikowski of Grand Traverse Area Right to Life and Jennifer Evans of
Barry County Right to Life also received honorable mentions.
You can read excerpts from their essays and learn about their volunteer
activities on our Youth Award page.