Congratulations to Carisa Kramer, Sheyanne Omron, Ashley Potosky, Krystina Stepien, Amanda Utley and Kayla Viaene on being the winners of the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award Essay Contest! The purpose of this contest was to illuminate Dr. Kings life and commitment to humanity in terms that have meaning The essay should be no longer than words. The type font must be Arial, 12 point, doublespaced. The margins must be 1" and text must be fully justi ed.
7. Essays may NOT include photographs, images, illustrations, etc. 8. All essays will be judged on the authors knowledge of the following: Dr.
King and his work in the civil rights movement, relevancy to essay theme, originality of ideas and clarity of expression, personal perspective, organization, grammar, and guidelines. 9. Contest Rules. Entries will be judged in December 2017. Winners will be formally recognized at the Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Advancing the Dream Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 and throughout the fourday celebration weekend.
According to committee chair Delores McCollum, since its inception the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Scholarship Committee has awarded scholarships totaling more than 94, 000 to students and has had more 12, 000 students from schools in Northeast Ohio participate in the Happy Birthday Dr. King! Birthday Card Contest. Students should reflect on Dr. Kings legacy of service to explore innovative approaches to positive social change.
Who May Apply? All 412th grade students are eligible to participate in the essay contest. Requirements: Participants must be enrolled in a Kentucky school. BYU Student Essay Contest Fifty years ago the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. In retrospect this honor seems more than fitting but at the time, as King recognized, the movement he represented had not yet brought America to a place of peace, brotherhood, and freedom for all its people.