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Fariborz Davoodi – Guest Contributor
Oct 18 2014
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest

2014-15 Theme - Diversity: Our Beloved Community

Eligible Participants: All Southern Denton County Students in Grades 4 - 12

Requirements: All typed essays must be original and relate to Dr. King’s ideals, philosophy, and principles.

It must also incorporate this year’s theme. It should be titled Diversity: Our Beloved Community.

Name, grade, school, and teacher’s name must be written on a separate cover sheet.

Teachers will select the top 10 per class to send to us.

Grades 4-5 – 200-300 Words; Grades 6-8 – 350-400 Words; Grades 9-12 – 450-600 Words

Cash Prizes(subject to change) are as follows. Grades 4, 5: First $ 50; Second $40; Third $25;

Grades 6, 7, 8: First: $100; Second: $75; 3rd: $50; Grades 9-12: First - $150; Second -$100; Third: $75

Send entries to: LISD Bolin Administrative Center – Attention: Bonnie Curran

Deadline: Friday, December 12, 2014

The winners will be recognized and the prizes awarded at the Dr. King Celebration on January 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM, at Lewisville High School Auditorium located at 1098 W. Main Street, Lewisville, TX.

Questions: email info@MLKofNorthTexas.org or call Dr. Davoodi's  office 972- 410-3682.

 Sponsored by: The Town of Flower Mound, Lewisville Independent School District, Medical Center of Lewisville, Baha'is of Flower Mound, Davoodi Family Medicine, Tau Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The Greater Denton County Chapter of The Links, Inc., Mrs. Vernell Gregg, Supercuts of Flower Mound-Lewisville, Masood-Buford family, Saberre Law Firm, Mark Saunders and Joan Park-Saunders.

 Organized by The Committee to Commemorate M. L. King, Jr. Day in Flower Mound