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Date:
February 27, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m.
Location:
Ocoee City Hall Commission Chambers
Address:
150 N Lakeshore Dr
Ocoee, FL 34761
Cost:
Free
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15th Annual BHM Essay Awards

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The city’s Human Relations Diversity Board will announce the winners of its 15th Annual Black History Month Essay Contest at an awards ceremony at the Ocoee City Hall.


The city’s Human Relations Diversity Board will announce the winners of its 15th Annual Black History Month Essay Contest at an awards ceremony . The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m., at City Hall, 150 North Lakeshore Drive. Students will recite their winning essays which address the theme “Achieving My Dream” The awards ceremony will be televised live on Ocoee TV, Channel 493 and streamed online at www.ocoee.org/616.

The essay competition was open to 5th grade students who attend Ocoee schools. The following elementary schools were invited to participated in the contest: Citrus Elementary, HOPE Charter School, Innovation Montessori of Ocoee, Kids Community College, Lake Whitney Elementary, Maxey Elementary, Ocoee Elementary, Prairie Lake Elementary, Renaissance Charter School, Spring Lake Elementary, Thornebrook Elementary, Westbrooke Elementary. The overall winner will be awarded a $250 gift card from Best Buy. First place winners will receive a $50 gift card from Best Buy.