500 Applaud As Brooklyn Students Win Awards For Art, Essay And Poetry Works Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy And Life
500 applaud as Brooklyn students win awards for art, essay and poetry works celebrating Dr. King’s legacy and life
Monday, Jan. 16, the Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission honored Dr. King’s life through the eyes of Brooklyn’s youth.
Brooklyn’s oldest annual family celebration of King’s legacy, sponsored by the Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission, was a free event featuring student art, essay and poetry presentations, as well as special guest performances by the choruses and dance company of the Brooklyn School for Music and Theatre. Approximately 500 people attended the celebration.
From the 23 participating schools, 27 winning students received cash scholarship awards for their essays, poems and artwork. In addition, Brooklyn Technical High School received the …