January 13 -16, 2017. Advancing The Dream.
“Everybody can be great… Because anybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2005 Scholarship Recipients & Award Nominees

Six Arlington area high school students will receive savings bonds and scholarships from the Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

This week, judges selected three winners from approximately 450 pieces of art work. Judges also selected three winners from 23 essays submitted by high school seniors. The winning art work will appear on all materials that promote the Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. The winning essay will be read aloud during the Martin Luther King Jr. Sharing the Dream Banquet on Friday, Jan. 12, 2005.

The Arlington MLK Celebration Committee continues to plan the four-day observance, which includes a banquet, high school step show, multicultural festival, worship service and choir concert. For more information, call MLK Committee Chair James Rose at 817-459-7393.

Art Contest Winners

First Place – $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond
Pierce Colman, age 15 – Martin High School

Second Place – $750 U.S. Savings Bond
Priscilla Barnett, age 17 – Bowie High School

Third Place – $500 U.S. Savings Bond
Juston Williams, age 18 – Sam Houston High School

Essay Contest Winners

First Place – $1,000 scholarship
Wesley Nute Jr., age 17 – Bowie High School

Second Place – $750 scholarship
Chrystal Osborne, age 16 – Martin High School

Third Place – $500 scholarship
Diana Metobo, age 17 – Bowie High School