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2021 MLK Essay Contest Winners:

Marilyn Schonhard, Mickkayla Erbach, Lydia Marouf, Kate Dmitruchina, Mya Lewis, Jennevie Stephenson, Jacara Hollis, Tess Lewis, Travis Allen, and Angela Carter.

Thank you to all who participated and congratulations to these 10 students who were selected to win a scholarship. Your words are a powerful reminder of the challenges many face and the work it will take to continue moving forward.
MLK statue

Save the Dates! Upcoming Black History Month Activities
  • February 1st - 7th: Leadership Videos - Inspirational African Americans
  • February 8th - 14th: Virtual Student Posters
  • February 15th - February 21st: Virtual Student Expo
  • February 24 from 6-8pm - Talent SHOW!


Welcome to the Baker College DEI BlogSpot! This is where featured stories are shared to learn about our Baker faculty, students, and staff and showcase our BakerPride!

Monday, January 18, 2021 represents more than just the first day of spring semester classes; it is also Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (MLK Day).

On November 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated the third Monday of January to be a federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. (“MLK federal holiday declared,” 2010).

Many businesses and schools are closed on MLK Day, making it a great day to carry forward Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of service to others. 


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