High School Juniors will share their thoughts in what is becoming a Kirkwood tradition.
Friday, January 11
Submitted by City of Kirkwood. The Kirkwood Human Rights Commission has announced the topic for its annual essay contest for high school juniors. This year, the topic will be: Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his “I Have a Dream” speech. In it, he outlined numerous challenges society needed to meet. Please read his speech and describe which challenges he described have been met in the past 50 years and which ones have not. Who can participate: Juniors in the 2012-2013 school year attending Kirkwood, Vianney or Ursuline High Schools, and any other 11th grade Kirkwood resident. Essay rules: Five paragraphs in length, typed, double spaced, 10-12 size font, reasonable margins, pages should be numbered, and author’s name …
Today is the final day for high school students to submit their responses to this year's Human Rights Commission essay question.
Today is the final day for high school juniors to submit their essays for this year's Human Rights Commission Essay Contest. The commission has posed the following questions to high schoolers: “What is the single most important human rights issue facing your generation in Kirkwood today? How would you resolve it?” Peoples' views on human rights can drasitcally vary form one generation to the next. We're challenging readers to answer this year's essay questions in hopes of moving forward as a community. So, what do you think is the most important human rights issue facing your generation in Kirkwood today? How would you resolve it? Share your views, start the conversation, leave a comment. The Human Rights Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. …