ORTLEF Contest Winners Exhibit Equal Rights for Humans Before Birth

Congratulations to the 2022 Oregon Right to Life Education Foundation (ORTLEF) State Contest winners! With the challenging theme of “Equal Rights for Humans Before Birth,” the competition was quite close. We had a tie in one bracket of the essay contest, as well as a close race for first place in the oratory competition. A special thanks to our judges and tie-breakers. 

Oratory Contest

• Gerard Morton, Lane County

• Genevieve Rolfe, Marion County

Essay Contests

5th – 6th grade

• Carson Craner, Lane County

• Briella Prewitt, Yamhill County

• Olivia Himphill, Polk County

7th – 8th grade

• Justice Sorenson, Douglas County

• Vivian Shen, Washington County

• Aiden Traeger, Marion County

9th – 10th grade

• Luke D’Silva, Washington County

• Julianne Jones, Umatilla County

• Ava Konrady, Lane County

11th – 12th grade

• Clare Boguski, Yamhill County

• Cameron Traeger, Marion County

• RuthAnna Miller, Linn County

Drawing Contests


• Aiden Miller, Tillamook County

• Faith Pattillo, Multnomah County

• Mark Traeger, Marion County

1st – 2nd grade

• Leaella Burdick, Tillamook County

• Lucie Reinhard, Lane County

• William Paz, Yamhill County

3rd – 5th grade

• Noah Traeger, Marion County

• Gianna D’Silva, Washington County

• Adyson Dalton, Polk County

6th – 8th grade

• Grace Kinzie, Polk County

• Bernadette Anderson, Marion County

• Jesiah Jessica, Lane County

9th – 10th grade

• Anna Gallagher, Marion County

• Madeline Salter, Washington County

• Zion Kroll, Jackson County

11th -12th grade

• Jenna Lindeman, Douglas County

• Josie Allison, Jackson County

Computer Drawing 

• Jamie Traeger, Marion County

• Aurora Magness, Yamhill County

Short Film 

• Hudson Hill, Jackson County

• Maggie Helfrich, Addison Bernards, Lane County

Special thanks to our 30 local contest coordinators and their assistants. There were more than 530 participating students in the local contests statewide. We received 89 first-place winners that qualified for the state competition. Winning state entries were displayed at the Together We Advocate conference. Thanks to a generous donor, first-place entries were enlarged and displayed on easels. View the entries at ortl.org/contests

Please contact our office (503-463-8563) to volunteer or participate in future contests, many of which inspire lifelong pro-life advocacy!

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