January 18-21,  2019. Advancing The Dream.
“Everybody can be great… Because anybody can serve.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2007 Scholarship Recipients & Award Nominees

Six high school students from Arlington will be receiving savings bonds and college scholarships as part of the 2007 Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

This week, the MLK Celebration Committee announced the winners of the “Sharing the Dream” Art and Essay competitions. The winning art design will appear on T-shirts and publicity materials for the 2007 Arlington MLK celebration. The winning essay will be read aloud during the “Sharing the Dream” Banquet, which is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 12, at the University of Texas at Arlington. All winning artwork will be on exhibit during the holiday weekend. More than 350 pieces of artwork was submitted from Arlington students. Nineteen essays were received from area high school seniors.

Art Contest Winners

First Place – $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond
Joshua Michael ““ Sam Houston High School, Junior
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Second Place – $750 U.S. Savings Bond
Kim Nguyen, Sam Houston High School, Sophomore
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Third Place – $500 U.S. Savings Bond
Kim Dickerson, Lamar High School, Junior
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Essay Contest Winners

First Place – $1,000 Scholarship
Keith “Alex” Kiles, James Martin High School, Senior
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Second Place – $750 Scholarship
Alexandra Boyd-Rogers, The Oakridge School, Senior
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Third Place – $500 Scholarship
Destiny James, Timberview High School, Senior
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“Sharing the Dream” Award Winners!


Cheryl Rose, Arlington ISDCommunity
Wesley McDuffieGovernment
Tom Vandergriff, Former Tarrant County Judge