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Senator Murphy invites elementary, middle, and high school students from across Connecticut to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by submitting essays that reflect on Dr. King’s dream and their own aspirations as well as the importance of what Dr. King means to them.


Open to students K-12. Essays should be no more than 500 words for high school students (grades 9-12), 300 words for middle school students (grades 6-8), and 100-200 for elementary school students (grades K-5). Pictures are optional for elementary school submissions. Please submit essays to the following link: http://bit.ly/MLKEssay or send hard copies to Senator Murphy’s Hartford Office at 120 Huyshope Avenue Suite 401 Hartford, CT 06106 Attn: Zach Dendas


If you have any questions about the contest please reach out to MLK_Essay@murphy.senate.gov


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