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students of color to pursue higher education and advance the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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40th Annual Ecumenical Service

January 14, 2024 - 3pm

St. James Episcopal Church, New London

Free to Attend

All are welcome to join us for a special service in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring the participation and talents of our 2023 Scholars. We look forward to gathering in-person at St. James Church for the service, followed by a reception with refreshments in the Church Hall.


MLK Scholars lauded at awards ceremony dinner (The Day - October 19, 2023)

Norwich Free Academy senior Stecie Celestin said Thursday that Dr. Martin Luther King did not construct physical buildings or houses.

He built a legacy.

Describing the various homes she has lived in, she said, “I stand on a foundation of concrete slats, steel plates and crimson clay weathered bricks and with that, I build my legacy” as hundreds of people in the ballroom of the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa applauded...



Powerful. Talented. Passionate. Our scholars are shaping the future, today.

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