MSEA hosted its 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on January 14th at BWI Hilton with special guests Jitu Brown, nationalu2026
MSEA hosted its 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on January 14th at BWI Hilton with special guests Jitu Brown, national director of the Justice Alliance, and winners of the MSEA co-sponsored Reginald F. Lewis Museum Juried High School Art Contest and MSEA’s community service awards.
Brown is a school activist and community organizer based in Chicago who founded the grassroots advocacy group Mid-South Education Association — a group of administrators, parents, educators, young people, and local school council members. He also successfully organized to stop several neighborhood school closings and helped find resources for neglected schools in low-income areas.
1st Place: Chinazam Ojukwu, McDonough High, Charles County
2nd Place: Tyshay Thomas, Baltimore School of the Arts, Baltimore City
3rd Place: Asrianna Simmons-El, Randallstown High, Baltimore County
4th Place: Andrew Dixon, Start Living Winters Mill High, Carroll County