NAACP Essay/Art Contest winners

Detroit Public Schools’ students scored the top spots in the 2015 NAACP Essay/Art Contest, “What the Civil Rights Struggle Means to Me.” The contest was sponsored by the Detroit Branch NAACP and Coca-Cola. Students will be honored during a special ceremony on Wednesday, April 29 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

Middle school:
Essay Award
First Place: Marcus Barham, Brewer Academy
Second Place: Jennifer James, Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy
Third Place: Devin Powell, Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy

Art Award
Third Place: Kemonte Brown, Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy

High school:
Essay Award
First Place: Jaylen Bradley, Renaissance High School

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