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Austin ISD Schools Honor the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Austin, TX— Austin ISD schools will come together to honor civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at an “Empowerment Through Education” celebration which will feature student perspectives and a musical tribute by the Bedichek Middle School choir.

Who: Pearce Middle School, Bedichek Middle School and McCallum High School students

What: 2012 MLK Celebration “Empowerment Through Education”

When: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13

Where: CAC Board Auditorium, 1111 W. 6th St., Austin

Following the program, Travis High School culinary arts students will host “Peace Through Pie,” sharing stories of how pie has made communities stronger. The idea for the event stems from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s messages of equality and unity.

Who: Travis High School culinary arts students

What: “Peace Through Pie”

When: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13

Where: Travis High School, 1211 E. Oltorf St. Culinary Arts dining room