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MLK Essay Winners from RICMS and Ridgewood

Two elementary students in RIMSD #41 had their essays selected for the Youth Essay Award for the Martin Luther King Jr. annual Celebration event held on Monday, January 15 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Rock Island. 
 
Jade Gasper of the Rock Island Center for Math & Science and Jayden Putnam of Ridgewood Elementary read their essays in front of a packed event at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Rock Island. 
 
"Hate is too great a burden to bear," was the theme for the event. Read more about the essays in the Dispatch/Argus >> 

 
 
 
jade gasperJade Gasper
 
Ridgewood elementary rock islandJayden Putnam
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