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MLK 2019 Theme Winners

Dr. King's Dream, A Vision for the Future


The winners of the 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day theme contest have been selected! All students in grades 4 - 12 were invited to submit a theme for the annual celebration of Dr. King’s birth, and the following submissions were recognized:

This year’s winning theme was submitted by Peyton Bazemore, 7th grade student at Ebenezer Middle School: “Dr. King’s Dream, A Vision for the Future”. Please join us in congratulating Peyton as well as each of the runners up:

1st Place - Peyton Bazemore - 7th Grade - Ebenezer Middle School
“Dr. King’s Dream, A Vision for the Future”

2nd Place - Saliyan Garvin - 7th Grade - Effingham County Middle School
"Pursuing the Dream During Challenging Times"

3rd Place (tied) - Georgia Dasher - 6th Grade - South Effingham Middle School
“One Man, One Vision, One World Forever Changed”

3rd Place (tied) - Kayden Gadsden – 5th Grade – Guyton Elementary School
“Continuing a Great Legacy Built on a Powerful Dream”

Honorable Mention - Tierra Robinson – 7th Grade – Ebenezer Middle
“52 Years and Still Fighting with Peace and Love”