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Participating Schools
and Organizations                
  • Belle Haven PreK-8 School
  • Cleveland PreK-8 School
  • David H. Ponitz Career Training Center
  • Dayton Boys Preparatory Academy
  • Dayton Early College Academy, Inc.
  • Dunbar Early College High School
  • Edison PreK-8 School
  • Longfellow Academy
  • Miamisburg High School
  • Ruskin PreK-8 School
  • Stivers School for the Arts
  • Thurgood Marshall High School
  • Trotwood Madison High School
  • World of Wonder at Residence Park
  • Wright Brothers PreK-8 School
  • Zion Baptist Church

 

MLK K-12 Art, Poetry and Prose Judges

  • Karen D. Brame El-Amin

  • Nancy Garner

  • Leonard Gonzalez

  • Jerome Haney

  • Sharon Howard

  • Andrew Bryce Hudson

  • Earle Mundell, Sr.

  • Reverend John Paddock

  • Dana Patterson, Ph.D.

MLK Scholarship Judges

  • Patrice Bell

  • Charles Curran

  • Joan Brown

  • Diane Timmons

MLK School Program Committee                                

  • Margaret Peters, Chair

  • Juanita Wehrle-Einhorn, Ph.D., Co-chair

  • Diana Black

  • Munsup Seoh, Ph. D.

  • W. Andrew Terrell, Jr.

  • Robert Wehrle-Einhorn

Sponsors

  • Dayton Children’s – MLK School Program
  • Dayton Education Association (DEA) – In-kind and Promotional Support
  • Dayton Public Schools – Facility
  • Wright State University – MLK Scholarship Program

Co-Sponsor - Awards

  • Delta Alpha Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

 

Original MLK Scholarship Program

Sponsor

  • Daton Data Processing, Inc.

Co-Sponsors

  • Bethel Missionary Baptist Church

  • Central Missionary Baptist Church

  • College Hill Community Church

  • Dayton Korean United Methodist Church

  • First Baptist Church of Ridgewood Heights

  • First Thessalonians Missionary Baptist Church

  • Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church

  • Omega Baptist Church

  • Tabernacle Baptist Church

  • Zion Baptist Church

 

30th ANNUAL (2015)

MARGARET E. PETERS
SCHOOL PROGRAM AWARDS CEREMONY
OF THE
REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
DAYTON AREA HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
(MLK Dayton, Inc.)

THURGOOD MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL
SHARON GOINS, PRINCIPAL

Friday, January 16, 2015; 6:00 P.M.

Mistress of Ceremonies

Marsha Bonhart

Music

Bethel Missionary Church Choir
Christopher Durham, Director

Presentation of the Colors

Thurgood Marshall Black Knights Color Guard
Claudia L. Mason, Lt. Col. (Ret.) U.S. Army
Senior Army Instructor

“The Star-Spangled Banner”
“Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing”

Audience, led by the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Choir

Invocation

Reverend Rodney Cranford
Pastor, First Baptist Church of Ridgewood Heights

Welcome

Lori L. Ward
Superintendent, Dayton Public Schools

MLK Scholarship Awards

Dr. Kimberly Barrett, Ph.D., Vice President,
Multicultural Affairs and Community
Engagement, Wright State University

Elizabeth Horner, Program Officer for
Scholarships, The Dayton Foundation

Presentation of Medallions Ferguson Johnson, President
Delta Alpha Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

“Precious Lord”

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Choir

MLK Art, Poetry &
Prose Awards

Judy Cruea, Program Coordinator,
Dayton Children’s

W. Andrew Terrell, Jr. Retired Teachert,
Dayton Public Schools

Oration

Winner of CSU West/DPS Oratorical Contest

A & B Selections

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Choir

Special Recognition

David A. Romick, President,
Dayton Education Association
Margaret Peters, Chair,
MLK School Program Committee

“We Shall Overcome”

Audience, led by the Bethel M. B. Church Choir

Benediction

Reverend Rockney Carter
Senior Pastor, Zion Baptist Church

30th (2015) ANNUAL REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
K-12 ART, POETRY, AND PROSE CONTEST Winners

ART TEACHER SCHOOL
K O’Sajay Lacy Judy Winfield Ruskin PreK-8
3 Sharyheka McCurty* Langston Watras Cleveland PreK-8
4 Keith West Nancy Vogel WOW at Residence Park
5 Yaritza Mencia Cruz* Langston Watras Cleveland PreK-8
6 Donte Gray Nancy Vogel WOW at Residence Park
8 Shane Woods* Margaret Wood Longfellow Academy
9 Mikkia Preston Margaret Wood Longfellow Academy
10 Destiny Bass Liz Whipp Stivers School for the Arts
11 Courtney Langston* Monica Houston Trotwood Madison H. S.
12 Jocelyn Taylor* Monica Houston Trotwood Madison H. S.
     
POETRY TEACHER SCHOOL
11 Brandi Foster Monica Houston Trotwood-Madison H. S.
12 Brian Bell* Charles Haddix Dunbar Early College H. S.
     
PROSE TEACHER SCHOOL
2 Trinity Carson* Diana Black E. J. Brown PreK-8
3 Zachery Tennie Jessica Reese Edison PreK-8
5 Zoue Eke* Aisha Benjamin WOW at Residence Park
6 Jalil Cantrell Gregory Powell Dayton Boys Preparatory Academy
7 William Donny Davis* Rebeka Bolmida Dayton Early College Academy
11 Princess Peterson Monica Houston Trotwood Madison H. S.
12 Anna Crostwaithe* Tamar Fishbein David H. Ponitz C. T. C.
  • All of the winners, as well as their teachers/mentors/counselors, will be honored during the awards ceremony.

  • Grade-group winners (indicated by asterisks) will receive plaques and cash awards om The Children’s Hospital.

 

28th (2015) ANNUAL
REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Scholarship Contest Winners

NAME TEACHER SCHOOL
Shantya Gibson Cortney Henderson Dayton Early College Academy, Inc.
Annika Lykins Amy Rives Miamisburg High School
Destiney McIntosh Katy Bower Dayton Early College Academy, Inc.
Cherelle Patrick Katie Telecsan Dayton Early College Academy, Inc.
Darian Thornton Monica Houston Trotwood Madison High School

Each winner will receive a $3,200.00 scholarship from Wright State University. The winners’ essays, based on issues they selected from Dr. Vincent Harding's edtorial, "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Us in Today's World," are on display.

 

 QUESTIONS - Margaret E. Peters, 274-8362 or mpeters0312@sbcglobal.net


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