Students (juniors and seniors) participate in the MLK Oratorical contest the 3rd Saturday in January each year. Seniors received their award monies in a service award ceremony on Sunday, July 16, 2017.
R-L (Elder Pamela S. Jackson, MLK-SAC Dean of Students, Marlene Martinez (will be attending University NC Charlotte, Aug 2017); Jarrell Patterson (will be attending North Carolina State University, Aug 2017); Malcolm Beamon (will be attending North Carolina Central University, Aug 2017), and Minister Jacquez Johnson, the service award speaker). Award monies was mailed to all students unable to attend.
The Martin Luther King Social Action Committee held Awards Day Ceremony on Sunday, July 17, 2016. (L-R) Dr. George B. Jackson, MLK-SAC Chairman, Carla Beachem received $2,250 (2015 placed 2nd and 2016 placed 5th - will be attending NC Chapel Hill August, 2016); Joshua Jones received $2,200 (2015 placed 5th and 2016 placed 2nd - will be attending Morehouse College August, 2016); Chryshel Munday received $250 (2015 placed 9th - will be attending NC Chapel Hill August, 2016). We also gave out $3,300 to 4 students that could not attend the ceremony.
2016 1st Place Winner, Alexis B. Terry, Jr., a junior Lincoln Charter School, Charlotte, NC, receives the Dr. William T. Jackson, Sr. Memorial Scholarship.
2016 MLK Oratorical Contest Participants
Dr. George B. Jackson walk on Selma
Dr. George B. Jackson with Police Chief Ensley
We can't just talk about it but we must be about "Social Action for Social Change" - Chairman George B. Jackson, Pamela Jackson, Martin Jackson, and Jacquez Johnson travels to Washington, DC with the North Carolina, NAACP to protest on voter rights and equality.
Martin Jackson, Ben Jealous, and JacQuez Johnson
Dick Gregory, Pamela Jackson, and Mark Thompson