Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay, visual arts contest entries sought

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. State Commission is seeking essays and artwork for the King Award for 2012 with the theme “Exploring the ‘King’ in You.” Kindergarten to 12th-grade students may submit an essay or two-dimensional artwork that reflects the students’ most inspired Dr. King moment or speech, correlated with the theme and indicating how they are using that inspiration to shape their lives and communities. 

First-, second- and third-place Essay Contest winners in the elementary K-3, elementary 4-5, middle and high school categories will be selected. First-, second- and third-place Art Contest winners in the elementary K-5, middle and high school categories will be selected. The winners will be recognized at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Celebration in Frankfort on January 12, 2012.

All essays and artwork must be received (not postmarked) in the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment by close of business on Tuesday, November 15. All entries should be mailed or delivered to:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest – 2012

700 Capital Avenue, Suite 138

Frankfort KY 40601

or

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visual Art Contest – 2012

700 Capital Avenue, Suite 138

Frankfort KY 40601

For more contest details and specifics on how to submit entries, visit the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment here or call (502) 564-2611, ext. 370. 

 

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