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37th Annual MLK Celebration - Theme, Essay, and Poster Contest

MLK Contest 2019

MLK Essay Poster Contest Flyer 

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Committee would like to invite all students to participate in the 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Celebration. Students in grades 1-5 are invited to enter the poster contest, grades 4-5 have the option of entering either the poster or the essay contest, and grades 6-12, the essay contest.

The theme is: "Dr. King's Dream, A Vision for Our Future!"

Deadline: December 13, 2019

Submit to:

  • Your school or
  • Dr. Sandra Nethels, 405 North Ash Street, Springfield, GA 31329 or
  • Mail to the Dr. MLK, Jr. Education Committee, P.O. Box 222, Guyton, GA 31312

Winners will be notified on December 18, 2019. Awards will be presented to all contest winners at the annual Dr. MLK, Jr. Celebration during the noon youth program at the Effingham County Gymnasium on Highway 119 on Monday, January 20, 2020. Winners are encouraged to attend and also participate in the parade.

For additional information call: (912) 772–3505 or (912) 772-3061