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Posted in , on January 17, 2023

Winners received scholarships

Every year, as part of the annual Advancing the Dream Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., students from the area can participate in art and essay contests.

2nd place winner in MLK Art Contest

This year, all three winners in both the art and essay contests come from the Arlington ISD. Each first-place winner received a $1,000 scholarship. Second-place finishers received $750 scholarships and third-place finishers earned $500 scholarships. In addition to that, the winner of the art contest has their artwork used on all the promotional items for the event.

You can see the artwork for all the winners and watch the essay contest winners read their essays here.

Congratulations to everyone. Here is a list of the winners


  1. Kimberly Muro, Sam Houston High School
  2. Karolyn Nguyen, Seguin High School
  3. Heidi Tong, Sam Houston High School


  1. Kamille See, Martin High School
  2. Kaylen Dinwiddie, Seguin High School
  3. Jordan Smith-Acquah, Martin High School