Recently, Pennsylvanians for Human Life announced the winners of the 2016 Youth for Life Art and Essay Contest. Good Shepherd Academy, Kingston, merited several awards in both the Junior Division Essay and the Senior Division Essay. While winners were just announced, the essays were written
in May 2016 by then seventh and eighth grade students.

Junior Division winners were Emily Dougherty, first place; Sarah Skoronski, second place;
Madison DeWeese, honorable mention; and Owen Martin, honorable mention.

Senior Division winners were selected from essays contributed by students in
grades eighth through twelve.

Winners from Good Shepherd Academy who competed on the eighth grade level and now attend high school are Delaney Romanchick, first place; Jack Gallis, fifth place: Nate Remsky, honorable mention; and Justin Torporcer, honorable mention. Students submitted the essays under the direction of Mrs. Colleen Engler, English teacher. Mr. James A. Jones is Principal and Mr. Stan Pavlick is Vice-Principal/

Shown from left to right are Owen Martin, Sarah Skoronski, Madison DeWeese and
Emily Dougherty.