USBE’s February Spotlight

The 29th annual USOE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Contest's winners.

This year was the 29th annual USOE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Contest, in honor of his birthday and lasting legacy. Our Educational Equity staff received a total of 645 essay entries (breaking previous years’ records) and 12 video entries from 19 different LEAs. All of the winning entries can be found on our website and YouTube. . . . → Read More

Sr. High MLK, Jr. Grand Prize Essay Winner

Mckay Holbrook, Sr. High Grand Prize Essay winner.

Here’s a copy of the 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. grand prize essay winner for the 10th-12th grade category. Mckay Holbrook is a senior at Woods Cross High School in Davis School District. . . . → Read More

2013 MLK Jr. Video Contest Winners

Helena Rodriguez

Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Utah State Office of Education will be closed in observance of the holiday. Have a great day. Enjoy the work of the two grand prize winners of the 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Video contest. . . . → Read More

State Board of Education Honors the USOE MLK Contest Winners

The 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award winners

This year was the 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Contest, in honor of his birthday and lasting legacy. This contest is an opportunity for Utah’s seventh through twelfth grade students to continue to find new meaning and applications for the legacy Dr. King left to the world in the area of human and civil rights. . . . → Read More

Eliminating Discrimination & Violence: The 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Grand Prize Winning Video

Grand Prize Video winners are Natalie Brockbank, Cole Davis, Zach Hosman and Matt Zimmerman from Woods Cross High School (group submission)

This was the first year students were able to enter videos in the Utah State Office of Education Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contest. A group of students from Woods Cross High School in the Davis School District received the grand prize award for their video, “Eliminating Discrimination & Violence.” The grand prize winners are Natalie Brockbank, Cole Davis, Zach Hosman and Matt Zimmerman, who are in Ms. Virginia Riley’s class. . . . → Read More

Breaking Down Walls: A 2012 USOE Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Grand Prize Winning Essay

Essay grand prize winner Cassidy Hills from Woods Cross High School

“Breaking Down Walls” by Cassidy Hills is one of the three grand-prize winning student essays in the Utah State Office of Education’s 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contest. . . . → Read More