Shaker Library announces the winners in its 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Writing Contest.
This year`s writing prompt had a centennial theme: One of the important events in our city’s 100-year history occurred in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Shaker Heights and spoke on the steps of Heights Christian Church. If Dr. King could return to those steps today, what would his message be?
Winners of the Shaker Library`s 14th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Strudent Writing Contest are:
Grades 3 & 4
1st Place: Sean Hall, Onaway Elementary School, 4th Grade
2nd Place: Sam Puussaar, Lomond Elementary School, 4th Grade
3rd Place: Danielle Krantz, Mercer Elementary School, 3rd Grade
Grades 5 & 6
1st Place: Kayla Corlew, Woodbury Elementary School, 5th Grade
2nd Place: Katherine Asbeck, Laurel School, 6th Grade
3rd Place: Connor Henning, St. Dominic School, 6th Grade
Grades 7 & 8
1st Place: Lysia Cook, St. Dominic School, 8th Grade
2nd Place: Dana Fann, St. Dominic School, 8th Grade
3rd Place: Courtney Tyree, St. Dominic School, 8th Grade
Special thanks to the judges, Cheryl Darden, Ann Fink, Tonya Huffman, and April Hall, who read all the excellent essays.