We Energies has sponsors the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speech contest

We Energies has sponsored the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speech contest for the past 29 years. Through this program, they strive to strengthen the reading, writing and public speaking skills of Milwaukee students while they learn about the hopes and dreams of Dr. King. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Speech Contest Finals were held on Sat., Dec. 8th at the Public Service Building Auditorium. Pictured above are the six finalists: From l to r, Peter Boyland of Eastbrook Academy in the Grade 9-10 Division, Alexandria Eggert of Eastbrook Academy in the Grade 7-8 Division, Terilyn Erby-Walker of Alcott School in the Grade K-2 Division, Dorian Jones of Eastbrook Academy in the Grade 3-4 Division, Mia Washington, of Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee in the Grade 5-6 Division and Donavon Nathaniel of Rufus King International in the Grade 11-12 Division. And pictured in the center is local televison host Cassandra McShepard. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)