Lane College Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Special Convocation

JACKSON, Tenn. – Lane College celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special convocation, Wednesday.

The ceremony was held on the day after Dr. King’s birthday, which falls on January 15.

During the Service, Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton, a 1993 graduate of Lane College, spoke to students about Dr. King’s vision.

“My goal with this speech was to motivate the students to see the importance of that vision and to commit to be active towards fulfilling that vision,” said Dalton.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will be observed Monday, January 21, 2013.

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