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Sammie Nesslein's grand prize entry

This year’s task in the grade school poster contest was to design a pro-life parade float with the words: Kansans are pro-life. All entrants attend Kansas schools or home-schools. Prize-winning and honorable-mention entries were displayed at the Rally for Life on Monday, where winners received their prize check and a handshake from Gov. Sam Brownback. The top awards went to:

$100 Grand Prize, all divisions:  Sammie Nesslein, Gr. 6-  Prairie Village
$50 1st Place, Gr. 7-8 Division: Molly Muehlebach, Gr. 7- Prairie Village
$25 2nd Place, Gr. 7-8 Division: Madison Masilionis, Gr. 8- Overland Park
$50 1st Place, Gr. 5-6 Division: Clare Sexton, Gr. 6- Leawood
$25 2nd Place, Gr. 5-6 Division: Megan Lynn, Gr. 6- Prairie Village
$50 1st Place, Gr. 3-4 Division: Ethan Northcott, Gr. 4- Kansas City
$25 2nd Place, Gr. 3-4 Division: Catherine Torkelson, Gr. 3- Wichita

12 year-old Cure of Ars student Sammie Nesslein garnered the grand prize for her well- designed  and executed entry.  It featured painted sunflower balloons, hand-drawn characters and 3-d elements, including a battery pack to provide lights in the wheels!  Her poster will be framed for display in the Governor’s office. View the other delightful posters here: (more…)

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Grand prize went to Erin Kellerman, gr. 6

Hundreds of posters were welcomed this year from across the state, illustrating the theme, KANSAS IS A GREAT PLACE FOR BABIES TO BE BORN!

Rally for Life attendants today in Topeka viewed the winners and 35 other delightful entries. (more…)

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The annual KFL state Rally for Life will be held Jan. 21, 2011 in downtown Topeka with great speakers and workshops.  Also at the rally, the top entries from our annual grade school poster contest will be displayed.

Kansas students in grades 3-8 in public, private and home schools are eligible to design a poster and win cash prizes.  Complete details here.

The 2010 state rally saw approximately 2,000 pro-lifers march from the downtown auditorium to the state Supreme Court steps.  In 2011, an even bigger crowd is expected, including a large contingency of college students.   The specific rally details will be announced in a future post.

The national March for Life will take place in Washington D.C. on Monday Jan. 24 in 2011.  Both events mark the U.S. Supreme Court Roe v Wade  decision which wrongly legalized abortion.

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