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THIRTYTH ANNUAL REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
K-12 ART, POETRY AND PROSE CONTEST

(THIS FLYER MAY BE DUPLICATED)

 ELIGIBILITY: All K-12 students

 AWARDS

  • Cash awards and plaques for the twelve grade-group winners (K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 in each of the three categories)
  • Certificates of Merit for the grade-level winners and Certificates of Participation for each entrant
  • Certificates of Appreciation for the teachers/mentors

 TOPICS

  1. NEW – Current civil/human rights issues: education, restricting voting, police-community relations, war     
  2. Civil/Human Rights Leaders – Draw the leader in action or write a poem or essay explaining his/her contribution to the struggle for civil/human rights
  3. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Barack Obama: Striving to Make the Dream a Reality
  4. How I Can Help Make One of Dr. King’s Dreams a Reality by Studying Science and Better Understanding the World
  5. The Role of Youth in the Struggle for Justice
  6. How I Can Let Peace Fly High in My City
  7. Lessening Violence in My Neighborhood
  8. Malcolm and Martin: What I Have Learned from These Two Leaders
  9. What We Have Overcome or What We Still Must Overcome
  10. What I Have Done to Help Make One of Dr. King’s Dreams a Reality

 RULES

  1. 1.Each entry must be the student’s own work. Teachers/Mentors may review entries for mechanical and grammatical errors.
  2. Students submitting art entries may select any of the topics or design a symbol for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Celebration. Because large, framed entries are subject to damage, please do not submit framed entries or entries larger than 18” x 30” (not including matting).  

 CRITERIA

  • Knowledge of Dr. King and the ongoing struggle for human rights, originality, creativity, effort and neatness.

 SUBMISSION/DEADLINE

  • Each entry must contain the student’s name, grade, telephone number, school or institution, and teacher or mentor’s name. Entries must be submitted to MLK Art, Poetry and Prose Contest, Dayton Education Association, 1013 N. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio 45405 no later than Monday, November 18, 2013.

 AWARDS CEREMONY

  • Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Site TBD.

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

 

28th ANNUAL REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
(Application Form)


Wright State University offers five $3,200.00 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships. A 3.0 GPA is required. All scholarships are payable in four equal annual installments.

The recipient must be a senior in good standing at a public or private secondary school in the Greater Dayton area (Dayton. Huber Heights, Jefferson Township and Trotwood), Beavercreek, Fairborn, Miamisburg, Riverside or Springboro.

Selection of the winners will be based on the applicant’s academic record, a competitive essay, financial need, and a recommendation. If these criteria are equal for several applicants, previous participation in the MLK Art, Poetry and Prose Competition will be considered.
 

 

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.)

To Be Updated ASAP!

 

 

29th (2014) ANNUAL REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
K-12 ART, POETRY, AND PROSE CONTEST Winners

  • 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.

To Be Updated ASAP!

 

 

27th (2014) ANNUAL
REVEREND DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Scholarship Contest Winners

To Be Updated ASAP!


Each winner will receive a $3,200.00 scholarship from Wright State University.

 

Go To Scholarship Winners

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


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