Parade leads MLK/Black History event

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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