Martin Luther King Art & Essay Contest entry pushed to March 11

The Latah County Human Rights Task Force postponed its annual Martin Luther King Art & Essay Contest from February to March because of the local surge in COVID-19 cases.

The deadline for submitting entries is 4 p.m. March 11, and the awards presentation will be March 26.

The contest is open to Latah County students in first to 12th grades. The contest topic is education as a human right, with prompts at

Entries can be submitted at any time by teachers or individuals by contacting Walter Hesford at, or mailing them to Human Rights Task Force, P.O. Box 8613, Moscow, ID 83843.