Mount Union College Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Winners
January 19, 2004
Community members Dyanna Myers and Dr. Martin Horning and Mount Union College students Rayna Middleton and Christopher Blakely were awarded the College's Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for exemplifying the character and life of King.
Myers is one of the founders of the Alliance Neighborhood Center, a community activist and adoptive parent. She was awarded along with fellow Alliance community member Dr. Martin Horning, professor of economics at Mount Union and a member of the Diversity Initiatives Steering Committee at the College.
Middleton, a junior theatre major from Canton, coordinated the 2003 Multicultural Retreat, is involved with Habitat for Humanity and is a learning assistant for the Academic Support Center.
President of the Black Student Union Christopher Blakely, a business administration major from Columbus, is in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, involved as a learning assistant for the Academic Support Center and a member of the College's basketball team.
All winners were presented with a plaque and two books, "A Call to Consciousness" and "Growing Up King."