MLK Commemoration

Martin Luther King Essay Contest: 2018 winners

Grades 1–4

The Children’s March, Birmingham, AL, May, 1963 (PDF Download)
First place. Caelea Cochran(PDF Download)
Grade 4
Orrville Elementary
Mr. Michael
Second place. Zoe Zehnder(PDF Download)
Grade 3
Orrville Elementary
Mrs. Handwerk
Third place. Irene Lee(PDF Download)
Grade 4
Kean Elementary
Mrs. King

Grades 5–8

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955–56 (PDF Download)
First place. Jayne Wallace(PDF Download)
Grade 8
Orrville Middle School
Mrs. Haller
Second place. Serenity Smale(PDF Download)
Grade 7
Orrville Middle School
C. Domer
Third place. Kaleb Wayt(PDF Download)
Grade 5
Orrville Middle School
Mrs. Handwerk

Grades 9–12

Martin Luther King’s Vietnam speech, April, 1967 (PDF Download)
First place. Estelle Shaya(PDF Download)
Wooster High School
Grade 12
Mrs. Hiner
Second place. Max Zaremba(PDF Download)
Rittman High School
Grade 12
Dr. Dziczkowski
Third place. Amber Swigart(PDF Download)
Wooster High school
Grade 12
J. Wright and K. Hiner

Martin Luther King Celebration

The 2018 MLK will be at The First Presbyterian church. Doors open at 5 pm, dinner at 5:30 pm. This year’s speaker is Jeanne Donaldson. She is the director of the Elyria YMCA.