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MLK Essay Challenge

January 1, 2019

January 1st – January 31st

Take the first step and honor one of the most influential people in American history by entering the Youth Center’s MLK Youth Essay Challenge. From 1 – 31 January, students ages 9 – 18 are asked to write an essay on the topic, “What is MLK’s legacy and what does he mean to America?” The essay must be 1,000 words and typed in 12 pt., Times New Roman font. A panel of judges will read essay submissions, and the winning essay writer for each age group will receive a gift certificate. There will be two age groups 9-12 and 13-18. Essays MUST be turned in to the Youth Center by Wednesday, 31 January. For more information, call the Youth Center at (316) 759-4070.


January 1, 2019


McConnell AFB, KS 67221 United States