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The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

2021 MLK Religion Awardee – Serena Draper Hendershot, Outreach Director – The Martin Center

By amirah / February 7, 2021 /

Serena Draper Hendershot is the current Outreach Director of The Martin Center, the community focused organization run by 3rd Street Community Church. The church’s vision is to see families and…

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2021 Scholarship Recipient – Jaliyah Turner

By amirah / February 7, 2021 /

Jaliyah Turner plans on attending Central State University after graduation from McKinley Senior High School.

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2021 MLK Scholarship Recipient-Thomas West II

By amirah / January 26, 2021 /

Dr. Martin Luther King was a bright light for the African American community and a guide to leaders across the world. His philosophy of being nonviolent and protesting in a…

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2021 MLK Scholarship Recipient-Aurora Ross

By amirah / January 26, 2021 /

Dr. King’s philosophy of nonviolence has led Aurora on the path of music and education. She is currently the Percussion Director at EN-RICH-MENT Fine Arts Program. She has worked as…

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2021 CJ McCullom Scholarship Recipient-Ari’a Everett

By amirah / January 26, 2021 /

Dr. King’s philosophy of nonviolence has caused me to live a life of excellence. I have been a cheerleader for 4 years and also the senior class treasurer. I find…

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2021 MLK Scholarship Recipient-Anastasia Allison

By amirah / January 26, 2021 /

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an advocate for nonviolence while facing discrimination and violence against his family and himself as he led many peaceful protests. When we think of…

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2021 MLK Scholarship Recipient – Myles Williams

By amirah / January 22, 2021 /

Dr. Martin Luther King’s philosophy of nonviolence had a huge impact on my life. His demonstration of love towards those that showed him hatred caused me to not defend myself…

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2021 MLK Scholarship Recipient -Nah’eelah Gardner

By amirah / January 21, 2021 /

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy of nonviolence made an impact on my life while I was in middle school. I attended a school where I was bullied because I…

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Scholarship Deadline Extension 12/20/20

By amirah / January 15, 2021 /
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COURAGE TO CHANGE

By amirah / January 12, 2021 /

In honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr., Commission presents HONORS 2021 to embrace the life and legacy of Dr. King,…

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