Stories tagged with: Martin Luther King Junior Prayer Breakfast

January 20, 2014 - 4:19pm
26 weeks 2 days ago

The community of Zanesville came together to celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights hero, Martin Luther King Jr .

MLK once said that "Intelligence plus character is the true goal of education" and on Monday the community of Zanesville took heed to those words at the 20th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund Prayer Breakfast.

The service aims to recognize people of diverse backgrounds who excel academically or provide service to mankind. Nearly twenty...

January 21, 2013 - 2:08pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

Many members of the community gather together to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Junior and to move his legacy forward.

Monday morning the 19th Annual Martin Luther King Junior Scholarship Fund Prayer Breakfast took place. 32 high school students were presented with $500 scholarships to help further their education. Education is something King strongly believed in.

"It's not specific to one generation or to one race, but it's to everyone and his whole philosophy...

January 16, 2013 - 5:59pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

The national holiday marking the birth date of Martin Luther King JR. recognizes the exceptional life King led and the progress he created during the Civil Rights Movement. For the past 19 years, the MLK Scholarship Fund has respected the day by hosting a breakfast to award a group of local students with scholarship money for college.

MLK Scholarship Fund Chair, Kathy Brantley explained, "the students are chosen based on 5 curriculum criteria, their grade point average, what they...

January 15, 2013 - 7:28pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Martin Luther King Jr. day is less than a week away and the MLK Scholarship Fund is very busy with various event in Zanesville over the coming days.

This Friday is the first of these events, the 21st Annual Ethnic Food Fair, held at Zane State College at 11 AM. For ten dollars, taste goers will experience a variety of cuisines.

 MLK Scholarship Fund Chair, Kathy Brantley said, "The actual students at Zane State will prepare the food and we have a variety of items...

January 14, 2011 - 12:20pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

Monday January 17, 28 students from seven high schools will be honored for their hard work and achievement.

At this year's 17th Annual Martin Luther King Junior Scholarship Fund Prayer Breakfast those students will receive $500 to go towards higher education. An organizer of the event said these students represent the legacy of Dr. King.

"Dr. Martin Luther King strove for us to be excellent," said Chair of the Martin Luther King Junior Prayer Breakfast Kathy Brantley....

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