Houston ISD students compete in the 19th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition

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HOUSTON, TX - The final round of the 19th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition was held at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Christ in Downtown Houston on Friday, January 16.

Incorporating ideals from Dr. Martin Luther King’s writings and speeches, twelve 4th and 5th grade Houston elementary school students presented original speeches addressing the topic: If Dr. King were to win the Nobel Peace Prize today, what would he say in his acceptance speech?