Local students were awarded for posters and essays at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Youth Program.
Elondia Harden, theme winner, Robin Smith, essay 6-8 grade winner and Jasmine Nethels, essay 9-12 grade winner, all spoke at the event.
There was also singing and praise dancing at the event.
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. (ret.) Kenneth Bowers gave the “I have a dream” speech.