Carnegie Mellon University
January 12, 2015

Young Pittsburgh Writers To Be Honored at Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards Ceremony

Young Pittsburgh Writers To Be Honored at  Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards Ceremony Young Pittsburgh Writers To Be Honored at  Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards Ceremony

Fourteen Pittsburgh-area high school and college students will be honored for their poetry and prose at the 2015 Carnegie Mellon University Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Awards at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 19 in CMU's Rangos Hall.

Designed to encourage local students to reflect on their personal experiences with race and discrimination, the writing awards — now in their 16th year — is a mainstay of CMU's MLK Day celebration, which this year is expanding to include new events and programs throughout January and February.

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