Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest
K-8, Middle and High Schools
In honor of the birthday and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the MLK Celebration Committee is pleased to announce the 4th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest.
Winning essays will be published on the MLK Committee website and the authors of the winning essays will receive cash prizes and be recognized at the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner on February 4 at Sacramento State University.
The contest is open to all middle and high school students throughout Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado and Sutter Counties.
The 2017 MLK Essay Contest Theme: America is facing a social crisis. If Dr. Martin Luther King were alive today, in your own words, what do you think he would do?
Essays must not exceed 300 words. The submission deadline is January 18 at 5 p.m.
Please see the attached flyer for additional details.