FARMINGTON — The Davis School District Educational Equity Department has announced the winners for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Contest.
The competition gave students the opportunity to reflect on King’s legacy and use his words to inspire them to make a positive community difference.
Each school sent their best entries to the final rounds. There were 62 students who competed at the top level. The first-place winners and the speech from which they chose a passage to recite are as follows:
• Coleman Hall, second grade, Mountain View Elementary, “I Have a Dream”
• Lanna Mi, fourth grade, Heritage Elementary, “I Have a Dream”
• Mallory Whitaker, fifth grade, Mountain View Elementary, “The Martyred Children”
• Logan Stats, ninth grade, Centennial Junior High, “The Birth of a New Nation”
• Nathan Mills, 10th grade, Woods Cross High, “Quest for Justice”
First-, second- and third-place winners will recite their speech at the Davis School District Equity Committee Winter Holiday Celebration on Monday, Dec. 12. The students will be awarded winnings of $100, $75 and $50, respectively.