Winners of MLK Art Contest Display Their Pieces Online During Black History Month


Entries by students in 6th -8th grade in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. art contest.

By: Jen Russon

In its first-ever virtual contest, the City of Coral Springs named students in grades K-12 as winners in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. art contest.

Each of the works expounded on the theme of a ‘Brave New Dream’ and are on display online. Winners received a certificate of recognition during a February city commission meeting. 

Winners were recognized by Mayor Scott J. Brook, Vice Mayor Joshua Simmons, and Commissioners Shawn Cerra, Joy Carter, and Nancy Metayer, including judges for the contest.

Here are the entries and winners

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Grades K-2

Kindergarten through 2nd grade

London Toussant, 1st place, Forest Hills Elementary

Samuel Delgado, 2nd place, Forest Hills Elementary

Abigail Loone, 3rd place, Country Hills Elementary 


Grade 3-5

3rd grade through 5th grade

Ethan Joly, 1st place, Eagle Ridge Elementary

Hailey McMillian, 2nd place, Forest Hills Elementary

Brody Ancoin, 3rd place, Country Hills Elementary


Grades 6th -8th

6th through 8th grade

Saskya Medjir Defonse, 1st place, Sawgrass Springs Middle 

Allen Ross Jr., 2nd place, Forest Glen Middle

Kaydiane Coleau, 3rd place, Sawgrass Springs Middle

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Grade 9-12

High school winners

2021 winners selected all attend the Coral Springs Charter School and are seniors this year.

Kiana Cuevas, 1st place

Izaiah Doldron, 2nd place

Angelina Felix, 3rd place

To see the artwork submitted by each of the winners, click here.

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