Contestants (seated) in the 3rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Communication Contest flanked by judges, sponsors, and government officials. Three prize winners were chose from the seven finalists who spoke about Dr. King’s message in their lives and in current times.
Seven Delaware High School students took up the mantle of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream during the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Communication contest held at the baby grand. The seven finalists delivered their speeches with the passion and oratory skill for which Dr. King become known. Contest winners were: Kemuel Harding (first place), Early College High School senior; Lester Fair (second place), Lake Forest High School senior; and Deborah Olatunji (third place), Charter School of Wilmington sophomore.
Other finalists included: Terrie Brunson, Tall Oaks Classical School junior; Destiny Cheeks, Mt. Pleasant High School junior; Isaiah Taylor, Tall Oaks Classical School.
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