Houston Broadcasters Feature Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition in News Reports

12 January 2018 News

Broadcasters in Houston featured the 2018 Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competitions on their various broadcasts, highlighting the students’ speeches as they respond to the question, “What is your dream for today’s world?”

Airing her segment outside the event's venue, the historic Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, KPRC's Sofia Ojeda provided a recap of the event, noting, “just sitting there and listening to some of these kids’ speeches and their energy behind them really was inspiring.” 

Watch the entire segment and listen to portions of the Houston finalist competitors speeches here.

CW39's NewsFix interviewed Gardere CEO Claude Treece and featured first-place winner Tchanori Kone's speech. "I believe we cannot change things with the current politicians we have in office now," said Tchanori.

The entire broadcast is available here