MLK 2018 First Place Winner: Tchanori Kone, Gregory-Lincoln Elementary

The final round of the competition, which is sponsored by Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP,  was held a Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Christ in downtown Houston. Students were judged based on delivery, stage presence and decorum, content interpretation, and memorization. The winner was awarded a $1,000 prize. The second place winner received a $500 prize while the third place winner was presented with a $300 prize.