Utah Winners of Martin Luther King Essay, Video Contest Named

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Utah Winners of Martin Luther King Essay, Video Contest Named

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Office to Education today announced the winners of the state’s 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. essay and video contest. Secondary school students from throughout the state are annually invited to submit essay or video entrees based on civil rights themes to the contest which is judged by volunteers from the Utah State Office of Education and school districts.

Essay and video contest winners for each grade level (seven through 12) win $50, though the overall junior high (grades seven through nine) and senior high school (grades 10 through 12) win $150. The students will also be honored with a luncheon on Jan. 14 at the Davis School District Office in Farmington. There were 475 essay entries and 15 video entries in 2014.

The 2014 essay grand prize winners are:

  • Bennett Kieffer, a senior at Wasatch High School in Heber City.
  • Rebecca Doud, a ninth grader at North Layton Junior High in Layton.

The 2014 essay individual grade winners are:

  • Bethany Allred, a seventh grader at North Davis Preparatory Academy in Layton.
  • Haylee Tuttle, an eighth grader at Vista Heights Middle School in Saratoga Springs.
  • Joey Mancini, a sophomore at Judge Memorial Catholic High School in Salt Lake City.
  • Deanna Nguyen, a junior at Corner Canyon High School in Draper.

The 2014 video grand prize winners are:

  • Davis Johnson, Connor Kleinman, and Alex Sutherland, seniors at Woods Cross High School in Woods Cross.
  • Sara Ortiz, a ninth grader at Logan High School in Logan.

The 2014 video individual grade winners are:

  • Sadie Stone, Derek Fratto, and Renae Bolander, seventh graders at American Leadership Academy in Spanish Fork.
  • Kaden Murri, an eighth grader at Syracuse Arts Academy in Syracuse.
  • Madeline Cornell, a sophomore at Woods Cross High School in Woods Cross.
  • Jared Sagae, a junior at Corner Canyon High School in Draper.

www.schools.utah.gov

 

 

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