January 30, 2018 | Baltimore, MD]- The Modell Lyric is excited to announce it’s Dream Big Essay Contest through it’s Education and Community programs. Dr. Martin Luther King had a remarkable vision for the United States and the world. All of us at The Modell Lyric are eager to hear about the big dreams Baltimore City middle and high school students have for their lives and communities. We’re asking middle and high school students from Baltimore City to write a 300-word essay about an important dream they have for themselves, their family, and their community.
The Modell Lyric’s new Executive Director Jonathan Schwartz comments on our dedication to engaging in the Baltimore community, "Education and community programs at The Modell Lyric support the imagination, voice, and artistic agency of young people and adults living in the Baltimore metropolitan region. Our in-school and summer programs in dance, theater, music, and creative writing are underpinned by the belief every person has a unique and important story to share."
The 10 finalists will be notified March 21st, 2018 and receive $100, have their essays videotaped for our website, and be our guests for an awards ceremony and essay reading on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018.
The deadline for submission is February 21st at 11:59pm.
For full rules and guidelines please visit www.modell-lyric/education/