Contests

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission

2017-18 Contest Winners:


The Howard County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission invited Howard County middle and high school students to participate in the Commission’s annual Student Essay Contest. The winners will be recognized at the Commission’s Annual Celebration on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Rd, Fulton, MD 20759.   For their entry, students reflected upon Dr. King’s statement, which is the event theme this year: “If I cannot do great things, I will do small things in a great way.” And the essay question; “How do you translate Dr. King’s vision in today’s times?” Based on this statement, students were asked to focus on both the present and the future, how Dr. King inspired them to work towards a greater cause. The winners are listed below:


 

High School Essay Award Winners



First Place High School
Aishwariya Srivastava
Grade 12, River Hill High School


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Second Place High School
Arethabelle Smith
Grade 10, River Hill High School


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Third Place High School
David Schlichtig
Grade 11, Long Reach High School


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Middle School Essay Award Winners


First Place Middle School
Emeline DeGiulio
Grade 7, Bonnie Branch Middle School

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Second Place Middle School
Morgan Lane
Grade 7, Hammond Middle School

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Third Place Middle School
Kaiya Jones
Grade 6, Mayfield Middle School


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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission

2017-2018 Living the Dream Award Contest Winners:

 

 The Howard County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission accepted nominations for the Commission’s annual “Living the Dream” Award. The award recognizes both an outstanding individual and organization (community, civic or religious) that has promoted the teachings and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through community involvement in Howard County. The award  will be presented to the winners at the Commission’s Annual Celebration on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Rd, Fulton, MD 20759.  The winners are:

 

Living the Dream Awards Winners


Iota Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

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Alice Harris
Howard County Community Action Council


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The Commission would like to thank all who participated.  For more information or questions, contact Farheen Sheik in the Office of Human Rights at 410-313-6467 or email fsheik@howardcountymd.gov.

 

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