The floats were colorful, the day was beautiful and the message was clear to all young people: you are important and the sky’s the limit.
Combined with Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and Black History Month, the celebration in downtown Minden culminated at the Minden Civic Center with Battle of the Bands, Scholarship Awards, food booths and uplifting speakers.
Most Spirited Group:
1st Place – Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
2nd Place – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
3rd Place – Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Best Band Performance:
1st Place – Bastrop High School
2nd Place – Woodlawn High School
3rd Place – Minden High School
Best Drumline Performance:
1st Place – Huntington High School
2022 MLK Endow A Dream Scholarship Recipients:
Ava Taylor – North Webster High School
Shahira Williams – North Webster High School
Maya Taylor – North Webster High School
Ada Gilbert – Minden High School
Brianna Davis – Minden High School
The event committee would like to thank everyone who helped make the day special.
(Parade photos by Bonnie Culverhouse.)
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