Martin Luther King parade is one you don’t want to miss

Staff Report
January 10, 2007 at 3:48 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

The Martin Luther King Commemorative Organization hosts its annual celebration Monday, Jan. 15.

It begins with a parade from the Westbank Bridge Park to the steps of the courthouse at 10 a.m.

The reading of the first-place essays from area students will begin at 12 p.m.

This year’s winners are:

Grades K-3

1st Place: George Rogers III

Norco K-3

2nd Place: Jada Harrell

Allemands Elementary

3rd Place: Julien Cancienne

Allemands Elementary

Grades 4-6

1st Place: Brandon Smith

Ethel Schoefnner

2nd Place: Chloe Babineaux

Norco 4th-6th

3rd Place: Sean Michael Morgan

Lakewood Elementary

Grades 7-8

1st Place: Americo Sheperd

R.K. Smith Middle

2nd Place: Andrew Celestine

R.K. Smith Middle

3rd Place: Deriyon Turley

Harry Hurst Middle

Grades 9-12

1st Place: Brandi Smith

Destrehan High School

All winners will be awarded a certificate and a special trophy. First place winners will receive a savings bond.

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