The 39th Annual
Martin Luther King Jr.
Observance Day
Association Celebration

Past Theme Winners

 
 
 
1982
Valerie Carter
Come Follow My Footsteps, All My Children
1983
Sharon Thornton

King Saved the Seed of Brotherhood-
Foundation of Mankind

1984
Rosella Jackson
Dr. King's Dream Never Died...
It Continues As We Strive

1985
Lacosta Washington
King's Dream Lights the Path for Greatness

1986
Leslie Booker

Reflections of Yesterday, Hope for Today,
Faith for Tomorrow

1987
Tasisha S. Milton

Educational  Visions for Freedom –
Our Passport to a Brighter Future
1988
Lamonia Danielle Lowery

Freedom the Choice is ours!
The Time is Now

1989
Leonard Padgett
Fulfilling Yesterday, Excelling Today, and Striving for Achievement Tomorrow

1990
Dexter Bateman
Don’t Limit the Dream… Expand it Through Reality

1991
Cheryl Morrison
Education, Communication and Dedication Are the
Keys to Creative Nonviolence

1992
Lisa Mason
Dream: Hope: United: One
( Dream is To Hope, Just as United Is To One)

1993
Crystal Gross
Equality: Yesterday’s Struggle,
Today’s Dreams, Tomorrow’s Reality

1994
Shane Howard
Climbing the Mountain: Education, Opportunity, Communication, At the Top Freedom

1995
Malik Walker
Justice Working for a Better Tomorrow

1996
Joshua Griffin
Promote Peace, Reject Hate, Undo Wrong, Embrace Love
1997
Marvin Cook
Once United In Brotherhood, We Shall Be Truly Free

 
 
1998
Angela Williams

When we Change the Heart, We can Conquer the Mind
1999
Shimeka Arkwright
Remember the Past, Focus On the Present,
Live for the Future

2000
Past Themes

2001
Howard Jermaine Hayes
He Died For His Dream…Today We Live For It
2002
Alexis Lynette Proctor

Reflect the Past; Achieve Today;
Envision Tomorrow

2003
Michael  Johnson
One Man, One Dream,
The Hope for Freedom for All
2004
Shannon Williams
Family Fun! A Day to Remember the Dream
2005
Victor Robin Smith
Families United: Celebrating
The Dreamer and the Dream
2006
Sharilyah Williams

Remember the Past…But Live
for a Better Tomorrow

2007
Victoria DiNatale
Dream, Believe, Achieve:
Martin Luther King Jr. Did

2008
Shayla Goldwire
Dr. King: Great Leader, Big Dreamer,
Faith Believer, Awesome Achiever

2009
Jessica Russell
Martin Dreamt It, Barack Achieved It, We Live It
2010
Brittany Strobert
A Dream of Change, A Future of Achievement

2011
Riche Williams
Dream With a Vision, Live With a Purpose
2012
Wendi Powell
A Dream From the Past: A Mission For the Future
2013
Sierra Vincent
Dreamers are Believers and Believers Become Achievers
2014
Maiyah Dortch
Learn the History, Appreciate the Sacrifice,
Live the Dream

2015
Trenton C. Huerta
His Dream: Inspiration for Freedom and Justice for All

2016
Jordan Williams
Following His Footsteps: Marching with a Dream.
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