COLUMBUS, MISS. (Press Release)—Dream 365 recognizes the 2013 Unsung Heroes and Oasis of Freedom and Justice Award recipients for the 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.
These prestigious awards are presented annually to individuals/organizations throughout the community who exemplify the philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of one day transforming Mississippi into an oasis of freedom and justice through their notable goodwill.
2013 Unsung Heroes
Luberta Taylor Retired Teacher
United Way Volunteer
Assistant Chief Martin Andrews
Columbus Fire Department
MSD Teacher of the Year
Kids ‘N College Program Dr. Sue Jolly-Smith, MUW
Nancy Bragg, Sale Magnet School
The recipients will be honored during the MLK Commemorative Breakfast on Monday, January 21 at the Trotter Convention Center. The breakfast will begin at 8:30 am and will also recognize student essay and creative arts contest winners, followed by a community address with keynote speaker Harry Johnson. Cost for the event is $15.
Dream 365 is a community volunteer committee responsible for hosting events during the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations and awarding scholarships to deserving students in the Columbus, Mississippi area. Dream 365 has been named among the Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Events.