In an op-ed piece for the North Dallas Gazette, Dallas ISD trustee Joyce Foreman of District 6 discusses the impact of the Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory competition on the Dallas community, as well as the students.
Foreman writes, “Tight-knit communities marked by effective schools and highly involved parents produce bright, confident and articulate children like Jeremiah Wilson, a fourth-grader at Thomas L. Marsalis Elementary School. Wilson placed third in the 26th Annual Gardere MLK Oratory Competition, a longstanding tradition that provides a platform for future leaders, thinkers and communicators to both develop and showcase their talents. I commend him for representing District 6 with excellence on the district-wide stage.”
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