Student leaders address MLK Jr. gathering

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Salem State University held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. convocation on Monday, January 24, 2011, featuring an essay writing contest involving 19 Massachusetts communities. Winners were selected from three categories—elementary, middle and high school. In addition, three Salem State University students addressed the Main Stage Auditorium audience with their reflections on the work of MLK Jr. Soane Mertelus, president of the Multicultural Student Association, Brittany Perez, president of the Residence Hall Association, and Richard Moylan, president of the Student Government Association, spoke about the past and president impact of Martin Luther King Jr.

Pictured, from the left, are Soane Mertelus, Executive Vice President Stan Cahill, Brittany Perez and Richard Moylan.