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The turnout is usually large for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Outstanding Young Person Breakfast at Edgewood High.

The Urban League of Greater Madison and King Coalition will host the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Outstanding Young Person Breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 20, 7:30-10 a.m. at Edgewood High School, 2219 Monroe St.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Recognition Breakfast celebrates students’ academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and service to their community.

The highlight of the Breakfast is the presentation of Outstanding Young Person Awards to nearly 200 middle and high school students of color in Dane County for their academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and service to the community. Martin Luther King Scholarships are presented to exceptional high school seniors.

The Breakfast is open to the public and is one of the oldest and most well-attended family observations of the King Holiday in Wisconsin. Often selling out, over 800 people attend the Breakfast annually.

Written by Madison365 staff

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