MLK Oratorical Contest
The Agape Connection, Inc. (Agape) will host its 21st Annual King Day Celebration on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at St. John Church, 2950 Bilter Rd., Aurora, IL. 60502. For over 21 years, Agape has served children and youth residing within the western suburbs of Chicago by providing a variety of cultural and educational programming. For this upcoming 21st Annual King Day Celebration, Agape will again honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by continuing to inspire, as well as recognize the successes of, the rising youth in our communities. Our afternoon celebration will include spotlighting Agape’s MLK Oratorical Contest featuring the five high school finalists.
Cash prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st place $1,500, 2nd place $1000 and 3rd place $500.
Please refer to the event flyer, Frequently Asked Questions and Intent to Participate documents for more information. Each participating student should receive a copy of each and submit an Intent to Participate form and original draft o his or her speech by the deadlines noted. Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact either:
Ms. Mary Hawkins Ph: (847) 721 0142, Email: maryhawkins11@att. net or Stephen Garlington, Ph: (630) 926 1467, Email: email@example.com.