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Nomination deadline approaching for Gateway’s Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award

Gateway Technical College has announced it is taking nominations for its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award. The deadline for submitting nominations is November 23. This year’s theme is “The King in You.”

Honorees will be recognized at Gateway Technical College’s 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration program at noon January 16, 2017.

Honorees will receive an award at the annual event for exemplifying the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and serving the causes of equality, justice, freedom and peace.

To qualify for the honor, recipients need to be residents of Kenosha County, Racine County or Walworth County and honor King’s legacy of character and service.

Nomination forms are divided into two categories – Student and Adult – and will go to students and adults distinguished for humanitarian contributions to society in his or her school, business or profession, as well as dedication to volunteerism or philanthropic life’s work.

The form can be found at Gateway’s Web site: