The 36th annual MLK Essay Contest.
Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Essay Contest provides an opportunity for improvement in reading, writing and critical thinking skills while promoting a greater understanding and appreciation for the teachings of Dr. King. The essay contest provides a context for engaging students in intensive writing workshops and introducing them to.
The idea for the contest came from the university’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee, which includes members of the Black Student Union, the head of the African-American studies program Tobin Miller-Shearer, and other members of the community. The topic for the essays was: “Implementing Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.”.
The Ohio University Southern Council on Diversity and Cultural Enrichment announce the 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest. Ohio University Southern would like to encourage students in.
Essay Question: Write an essay describing a time when you spoke up for that which was right. Tell us about your experience and how it relates to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. CONTEST RULES. Must be a Howard County middle school or high school student. Essays must be typed, double spaced in the Microsoft Word format.
The essay contest was open to all 8th grade students in public and private schools in King County. The contest encourages students to think critically about Dr. King's legacy of peace and justice. All essays were judged on the author's knowledge of Dr. King and his work in the civil rights movement, originality of ideas, insight, clarity of expression, organization, and grammar.
Biography of Martin Luther King Jr. .In addition, like Martin, he was a preacher who stated what he felt about the topics of civil rights. In his adult years, Martin married Coretta Scott King, on the 18th of June in the year 1953, and were married together until the day Martin died.
Three Penn State DuBois students have been recognized for exceptional writing in the campus' Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest. The three winners are Jody Vollmer, a business administration major; Owen Samuels, a letters, arts, and sciences major; and Laurie Miller, a business administration major. During the campus' MLK Celebration on Wednesday, each winner read their essays to an audience.