Student Essay and Poster Contest

Deadline for 2020:

The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Coalition of Oklahoma City established an Essay and Poster Contest in 2016 for elementary, middle, and high school students with prizes that will be awarded in conjunction with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday in January. The theme for 2020’s event is “A Forty Years- Better Together.”

For each type of submission, first and second place prizes of $100 and $50 respectively are presented to the winners. All decisions will be made by the contest review board.

Submissions should should be about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The letter below, which describes the prizes and deadline for submissions, was sent to school administrators. Download a copy of the letter here.

 Download the guidelines for the contest and submission form.