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38th Annual MLK Celebration

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. OBSERVANCE DAY
COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES POSTER and ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS 2021

Poster Contest Winners - Grade 1-3

1st Place

William Deveaux

William Deveaux
1st Grade
Home School

2nd Place

Charlie Weese

Charlie Weese

2nd Grade
Ebenezer
Elementary School

3rd Place

Torian Collier

Torian Collier

3rd Grade
Blandford
Elementary School

 

Poster Contest Winners - Grade 4-5

1st Place

Saanvi Teju

Saanvi Teju

4th Grade
South Effingham
Elementary School

2nd Place

Mikiah James

Mikah James

4th Grade
South Effingham 
Elementary School

3rd Place

William Deveaux

Allison Marrero
5th Grade
Marlow
Elementary School

Honorable Mention

 

William Deveaux 

Dorielle Deveaux
4th Grade
Home School

  

Middle School Essay Contest Winners

1st Place

Telah Margaret Edwards

Telah Margaret Edwards

8th Grade
Ebenezer
Middle School

2nd Place

William Deveaux

Ougust B. Deveaux

7th Grade
Home School

3rd Place

William Deveaux

Jacob Garvin

7th Grade
Effingham
Middle School

 

High School Essay Contest Winners

1st Place

William Deveaux

Julian W. Deveaux

9th Grade
Home School

2nd Place

Alaina Landing

Alaina Landing

9th Grade
South Effingham
High School

3rd Place

Hillary Smith

Hillary Smith

9th Grade
South Effingham 
High School

 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. OBSERVANCE DAY
COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES THEME WINNERS 2021

The Observance Day Committee extends congratulations to all contest winners and participants. Thank you so very much for your continuous support! The winners are as follows:

1st Place

“Moving Forward to
Encourage a Unified Nation"

T. Edwards

Terrien Edwards

11th Grade
Effingham County
High School

2nd Place

“Peace and Love for ALL 
People Across the World”

I. Ancheta

Isaac Ancheta 

4th Grade
South Effingham
Elementary School

3rd Place

“A Dream Filled with
Hope, Love, and Unity”

A. Garvin, Jr.

Anthony Garvin, Jr.

7th Grade
Effingham County
Middle School


MLK Observance Day Committee Announces:
Poster & Essay Contests

This Contest Is Open To All Students   

Poster Contest

 

Essay Contest

GRADES 1st – 5th

 

GRADES 6th – 12th

Theme

 

Deadline

Moving Forward to Encourage 
a Unified Nation

 

January 5, 2021 

 

Submission

option 1:    Your school

option 2:   Dr. Sandra Nethels at snethels@effingham.k12.ga.us,

option 3:   US Mail

MLK Observance Day Committee 
P.O. Box 222 
Guyton, GA 31312


Notification of Winners:

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

For additional information call: (912) 772–3505

 

Poster Contest Rules

  1. You must be 6 - 11 years of age or in the 1st through 5th grades. 
  2. You may choose any one of the following themes to prepare your Poster:
    1. “Moving Forward to Encourage a Unified Nation”
    2.  “Peace & Love for ALL People Across the World”
    3.  “A Dream Filled with Hope, Love, and Unity” 
  3. Poster must reflect theme and be child’s work. 
  4. Any medium may be used (crayons, markers, pen and ink, paints, watercolors, pencil, etc.  
  5. The poster should be created on a poster board. 
  6. Your name MUST be written on the back in the upper right-hand corner of the  poster with the entry form attached with tape, otherwise your poster will be disqualified. No glue, please! 
  7. Posters will be judged on the following: 
    1. Creativity (Originality – Child’s Work) 40 points 
    2. How well the theme is illustrated 30 points 
    3. Proper grammar and usage 20 points 
    4. Neatness 10 points 
  8. Winners will be selected from two groups (grades 1-2 and grades 3-5)

Essay Contest Rules

  1. Note: Essays will not be returned. Please make a copy for your records.
  2. You must be 12 - 18 years of age or in 6th through 12th grades to submit an essay. 
  3. Essay must be an original response to the contest prompt: 
  4. Write a persuasive essay convincing the reader why you feel Dr. King’s philosophy has influenced  Americans in “Moving Forward to Encourage A Unified Nation.” Include three specific reasons and  make sure you offer supporting details, evidence, facts, anecdotes (brief stories), etc. for your reasons,  and relate your reasons to the ideals and philosophies of Dr. King. “See Writing Situation.” 
  5. Essay should consist of at least 1 page, double-spaced (approximately 250 words). Pages must be  numbered if more than one page. 
  6. Essay must be typed. 
  7. Essay should be submitted on 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of paper. 
  8. The cover sheet must contain the student’s name, school, home & cell phone numbers, parents’ or  guardians’ names, and home & email addresses. Neither the student’s name nor any other  information should be included in the body of the essay. 
    • Note: Do NOT put your name on or in your essay. (Essays will be judged anonymously)
  9. Essays will be judged on: 
    • Content (Includes originality and creativity) 30 points (Ideas) 
    • How well it responds to the prompt 30 points (Organization) 
    • Proper grammar and usage 20 points (Conventions) 
    • Effective expression 20 points (Style/Voice) 
  10. Winners will be selected from two groups (grades 6-8 and grades 9-12).