Courtesy of Dekalb County School System
Three DeKalb Students were selected to participate in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service. Janetta Hill (DeKalb School of the Arts, 12th grader), Tylor Scales (Dunwoody High School, 11th Grader) and Michelle Conner (Tucker High School, 9th Grader).
Please tune in Monday, January 20th for the the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Service. This event will be televised on Fox 5 at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 20th. Students were selected to represent their school and/or church/synagogue and/or community organization. The program will feature in its entirety Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech which was delivered by Dr. King in 1964. High school and college students were chosen based on their oratorical skills, a written essay, an interview, passion and willingness to learn.
Click here to read Dr. King’s Noble Peace Prize speech.