Mesa students celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students from all grade levels were invited by the City of Mesa to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the "Many Faces, One Community" districtwide contest.

Ismerai Sebastian MLK artWinners have been selected and will receive their awards during the City of Mesa's MLK Day of Tribute.

Through various forms of art and writing, students from across the district were invited to express their interpretation of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision. The annual Many Faces, One Community contest encourages all ages to pay tribute to the civil rights icon through formats including creative art, multimedia, writing, poetry and oratorical.

Hundreds of students submitted their pictures, speeches, videos, poems, paintings and artwork, depicting their admiration and support of Dr. King's dream.

The City of Mesa welcomes the community to the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Come support our contest winners and participate in a day of festivities.

Kino Junior High eighth-grader Ismerai Sebastian took first place in the seventh- and eighth-grade art category in the Many Faces, One Community contest.


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