Leadership Lessons from Children
Happy Martin Luther King day! Today we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr day with personal & professional life leadership lessons from children.
MLK Jr. Oratory winners included Elijah English of Dallas, a 5th-grader at Jerry R. Junkins Elementary School, and Morgan Hunter of Houston, a fifth-grade student at Dodson Elementary School.
2011 Dallas MLK Jr. Oratory winner, Elijah English, delivered this powerful speech on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. In his speech, he said it’s “…your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.”
2011 Houston MLK Jr. Oratory Competition speech winner, Morgan Hunter, an aspiring physician, captured first place with her winning speech. She shared her ambition to become a “change agent”, following in the footsteps of the late civil rights leader.
How will you carry forward the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in your personal and professional life?
- “The Top 100 Famous, Free Speeches including Martin Luther King Jr.’s Speech” and related posts (freelyeducate.com)
- Martin Luther King Jr. on The Mike Douglas Show (1967) (dandelionsalad.wordpress.com)
- “Martin Luther King: â€œI Have A Dreamâ€” and related posts (mominthecity.com)
- Remember The Message of Martin Luther King’s Dream (socyberty.com)
- “Watch Martin Luther King Jr. I Have A Dream Speech Video With Your Kids” and related posts (blogs.babble.com)