Free King celebration set at Central Middle
The public is invited to the 2017 "Dream of a Brighter Tomorrow," the Lawton Public Schools' Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Thursday evening.
The free event coordinated by Edison Elementary teacher Brandi Arter begins at 6 p.m. in the Central Middle School auditorium, 1201 NW Fort Sill Blvd., and will feature performances by the LPS Children's Choir and several high school drumlines. Lawton Mayor Fred Fitch and the Rev. WB Smith Jr. of Bethlehem Baptist Church will be speakers. Winners of a districtwide essay and arts contest will be announced along with recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Young Achievers Award and Community Service Award. The event will be followed by a reception. Call 357-6900.