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By Marie Perry
Communications Director for the School District of Belleville 

Honoring MLK Jr.'s Vision Offers a Chance to Support Our Community's Needs


January 12, 2023

Photo courtesy of Marie Perry

Jon Benash holds some of the hand-made ceramic bowls he and his students have prepared for this special event.

As Martin Luther King Jr. accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, he shared this vision: "I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits."

The Belleville High School Student Council, under the direction of Nicole Vesperman, continues to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s memory and words through their actions by hosting their annual soup supper held the third Monday in January. This soup supper fundraiser is a way to awaken the Belleville Communit...

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