WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - Several people honored the life and legacy of one our country's greatest civil rights leaders, the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Saturday.
The 29th annual MLK Scholarship and Prayer Breakfast was held at the Wichita Falls MPEC. The event celebrated MLK Jr.'s dedication to education and worship.
Many of the speakers praised his message of love not hate.
17 students were awarded scholarships.
A mural painted by Jason Bly, Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Art, Painting, and Drawing, and his students honoring the late Dr. King was unveiled at the MLK Center following the event.