Art showcases King's legacy

Art showcases King's legacy

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Several children in Dougherty County showcased their artwork Thursday.

Middle and High School students in Dougherty County were awarded for their artistic talents.

The theme of the competition was King's Legacy of Courage for Our World to celebrate art and Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy.

The event was a partnership between the Renaissance Connection, King Day Celebration Committee and the Dougherty County School's Art Department

"It's letting the kids know they can always be dreamers. If they decide they want to do something, they can express it through visual arts; we're here to help them do that," said Femi Anderson.

The event was held at Thronateeska Heritage Center. A total of 30 pieces of artwork were entered for the awards.

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