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2022 EVERGREEN YOUTH ARTS FESTIVAL
For Justice, Truth and Freedom
2022 MLK CONTESTS WINNERS OKLAHOMA K-12
: • Youth Art Contest: K-6
illustrations based themes of Dr. King’s life and work – Love, Peace or Unity – and what the theme means to them.
1st Place ($175): Hailey McGuire
6th grade, McKinley Elementary
2nd Place ($125): Ava Walters
2nd grade, Augustine Christian Academy
3rd Place ($75): Serena Siddiqui
3rd grade, Holland Hall.
• Interpretive Dance of Peace Contest: ages to 18
-judged based on accuracy, showmanship, choreography and performance.
1st Place ($500): Hailey McGuire 6th grade
2nd Place ($350): Maharai and Marelin Olivares
1st and 6th grades, respectively,
• Essay Contest: MS
350-500 word essay on the topic
“I live my life as a reflection of Dr. King’s dream by . . .”
Essays were judged based on originality/creativity, clarity, use of facts
o 1st Place ($250):
Collin Emeric Blake Walters
7th grade Oliver Middle School (Broken Arrow Public Schools);
o 2nd Place ($225):
Alyssa Kay Martin
8th grade, Union 8th Grade Center
o 3rd Place ($200):
T Jordan Dodd
6th grade, McKinley Elementary;
o 4th Place ($175):
7th Grade, Union 6th/7th Grade Center;
o 5th Place ($150):
6th Grade, McKinley Elementary.
1st Place ($1,000):
Sage Asher Scott Walters
9th grade, Broken Arrow Freshman Academy
2nd Place ($500):
9th grade, Union Freshman Academy
3rd Place ($350):
10th grade, Union High School.
ONE Gas is the official sponsor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest. Sponsors of MLK Student Awards include PepsiCo, ONE Gas and Boston Avenue United Methodist Church.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Society, Inc. is a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization focused on honoring and preserving the works and ideals that Dr. King practiced.
• Oratorical Contest: (grades 9-12)
Dr. King’s iconic
“I have a dream” speech: Contestants were judged on clarity, quality, delivery, stage presence & memorization.