Carnegie Mellon University
January 12, 2015

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

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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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