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Posted on: December 30, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest

Essay Topic
One of King’s most famous quotes is “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. ”Why do you think the content of one’s character is so important? What does this mean in today’s world?

Contest Rules

  1. Essays are limited to 500 typed words, with a font size of 12 pt.
  2. STUDENTS MUST complete the Entry Form and submit the form with the Essay by Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
  3. Open to all 11th & 12th grade North Miami Residents and 11th & 12th graders from any high school located in North Miami


Via Email:


Via Mail or Deliver:
North Miami Parks & Recreation Department
Attn: Christine Carney
12300 NE 8 Ave., North Miami, FL 33161

First Place: Tablet
Second Place: $50 Gift Certificate
Third Place: $50 Gift Certificate

Students will be recognized in front of a crowd of 300+ North Miami Residents and students at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Presented by the North Miami University Relations Board and the Coalition of Neighborhood Associations

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