Karmen Hughes1st"Change the World; Don't Let the World Change You"1st $100.00ECPSRosa HarrisChristy Jones
Jersie Norris1st"Keeping the Dream Alive, Because Love Has No Color"



ECPSRosa HarrisKaitlyn Walker
Stone Crook10th"Remembering His Dream, and Putting It In Action"



ECCHSJason Kouns

Anne Marie


2017 Martin Luther King Theme Contest Winners

Congratulations to students, parents, teachers and administrators. Principals Rosa Harris and Jason Kouns

along with teachers Christy Jones, Kaitlyn Walker and Anne Marie Rogers will receive complimentary tickets to the MLK Ecumenical Banquet scheduled for The Rock Gym.         

2017 MLK Event Information

"Change the World; Don't Let the World Change You"

Thanks to all participants of the 2016 MLK events.  See image highlights from the:

  • MLK Ecumenical Banquet - The Rock Gym
  • MLK Oratorical Contest and Academic Bowl
  • MLK Parade

Thanks again from the MLK Planning Committee.

Past MLK Scholarship Recipients 


2016 MLK Event Highlights

The community is asked to take note of the schedule and make plans early to support the efforts of the MLK Planning Committee.

January 12, 2017 (Thursday) – Movie: “Our Friend, Martin”     8:30 A.M.     Elbert Theatre   100 S. Oliver Street, Elberton, Georgia 30635 ECMS 5th Grade 

January 14, 2017 (Saturday)
– MLK Ecumenical Banquet          6:00 P.M.      The Rock Gym  45 Forest Ave  Elberton, Georgia 30635
Speaker: Jeffery P. Hughes
Assistant Principal
South Salem Elementary School Covington, GA

January 15, 2017 (Sunday)
-     MLK Parade    (Line up: 2:00 P.M.)   4:00 P.M.       Downtown Elberton, Georgia

Grand Marshal: Mecole Hardman, Jr.
Five-Star Athlete, UGA Football Team

Honorary Marshal:  Scott Smith

105.3 & 99.7 FM

WSGC - Elberton

January 16, 2017 (Monday) -   Academic Bowl/Oratorical Contest 10:00 A.M.       Blackwell Cultural Center  375 Mill St.  Elberton, Georgia 30635

Download the 2017 MLK Academic Bowl Guideline Letter

Download the 2017 Academic Bowl Questions

Download the Oratorical Contest Score Sheet

Download the MLK Scholarship Application - 2017

Printable Schedule of Events