• Students and staff on stage with awards











    The 2022 ONE DREAM Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held at 6:30 p.m. January 20.

    Nominations are open through November 15, 2021, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Heart of Service, Character, Dreamer's, and Champion of Equity Awards. 


    Congratulations to Previous MLK Award Finalists and Recipients*!

    MLK Heart of Service Award 


    *Samantha Saltz, New York Elementary teacher

    Demetrius Kemp, Free State High security officer

    Dianne Thomas, Deerfield/Woodlawn nurse


    MLK Character Awards


    2021 *Jakobe Davis, Woodlawn Elementary student


    High School:

    2021 *Ja'Kiyia Carson, Free State High student


    MLK Dreamer's Awards


    2021 *Yahaira Dominguez, Lawrence High student



    2021 *Rosina Aguirre, Lawrence High teacher
    Alex Kimball-Williams, Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health
    Ednice Metz, Free State High mental health professional


    MLK Champion of Equity Award


    2021 *Hamza Asuku, Lawrence High student


    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.