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Orange County Government to Host Authentic, Remarkable & Talented Art Contest Awards Reception

Mayor Demings' SealOrange County, Fla. – On behalf of the Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr (MLK) Initiative, Mayor Jerry L. Demings is pleased to announce the Authentic, Remarkable & Talented Art Contest awards reception will take place on April 21, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Orange County Administration building in Orlando.

The awards reception will recognize 14 students as contest winners and their art pieces will be unveiled. The students were among 68 elementary and high school students who participated in the art competition in December 2022. The contest was held in partnership with Orange County Public Schools. In addition to the contest winners, students from Maxey Elementary Art Club will also be present and recognized.

We encourage Orange County Public Schools’ leadership, faculty, and families of the winners to attend and celebrate the students and their artwork.


  • Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings
  • Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative Members
  • Orange County Public Schools Representatives
  • Art contest winners


Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative Authentic, Remarkable & Talented Art Contest Awards Reception – Announcement of Contest Winners


Friday, April 21, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Orange County Administration Center
201 S. Rosalind Avenue, Orlando FL 32801
Commission Chambers – 1st floor

Comprised of various local community partners and stakeholders from the private, public and non-profit sections, the mission of the Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative is to celebrate and recognize Dr. King’s legacy through programs which promote unity, diversity, and connectivity. Increasing awareness while engaging in cultural differences fosters a sense of growth and cohesiveness. Honoring Dr. King’s contribution to humanity as a community is a true reflection of our county’s vision of diversity.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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