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Chase Roberts, 5th grader from Cornelius Elementary, performs his winning speech at the 19th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition on Jan. 16, 2015.
Chase Roberts performs his winning speech at the 19th Annual Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition. Photo by Kim Coffman
Second-place winner Shakeira Hayes, 5th grader from Pleasantville Elementary; Event Chair and Gardere Operating Partner Claude Treece; First-place winner Chase Roberts, 5th grader from Cornelius Elementary; Gardere Partner Stephen Moll; Third-place winner
Second-place winner Shakeira Hayes, from left, Claude Treece, Chase Roberts, Stephen Moll and third-place winner Isabel Serna. Photo by © Kim Coffman