Awards will be given to students in grades 9-12
1st place - $500
2nd place - $250
3rd place - $125
In tribute to the legacy of Dr. King, Panera Bread is excited to invite high school students in the Greater Pittsburgh Area to help honor the legacy and work of one of this nation's most revered leaders, by creating a comtemporary reflection and response to the provided prose.
"Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality."
Each respondent may present a essay, poem or spoken word lyric that reflects on the following questions:
How do you feel about this quote?
What does this quote mean to you?
How can our nation use these words to honor Dr. King and the life he lived?
Essays and entry forms should be emailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to
1735 Realty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
All entries, including staff, must be postmarked or emailed by Friday, January 3, 2014.
The top 10 finalists will be notified on January 10, 2014.
A celebratory breakfast will be hosted in honor of the finalists and their families on Saturday, January 18, 2014
For more information contact:
CAPA, Milliones, Obama, Science & Technology Academy, Westinghouse, Allderdice, Brashear, Carrick, Perry, Northside Urban Pathways, Careers Connections and City Charter.