Wednesday, April 3, 2013

2013 Prolife Youth Award winner named

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.