Every February Milpitas honors the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrates Black History month with an essay and art contest open to elementary through High school aged student who live in Milpitas or attend school here.
The theme of the 2021 contest was “Keep moving,” excerpted from this famous quote of Dr. King’s:
“If you can’t fly, run. If you can’t run, walk. If you can’t walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving.”
We are proud to congratulate the winners of the Milpitas 2021 Martin Luther King J. Black History Month Writing and Art contest:
Elementary School Art Contest Winner
Zoe Ngo, 2nd Grade
Alexander Rose Elementary School
Middle & High School Essay Contest Winner
Candria D’Souza, 7th Grade
Rancho Milpitas Middle School
Stay tuned for the 2022 contest theme and rules to be released in January 2022.