MLK Jr. poster and essay contest underway


The Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment is sponsoring its annual poster and essay contest to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is “moving beyond the dream to brighten the future.”

This contest is open to all students in grades K-12 and offers prizes for the top three winners in the elementary, middle and high school categories.

Entries must be received in the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment no later than close of business on Nov. 16.

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The contest rules are linked in the upper right corner of the webpage.