MLK Dream Foundation to honor students

The Martin Luther King Jr. School Dream Foundation will award scholarships to seven former students during its 16th-annual dinner on May 19.

The event, which will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church (1634 19th Ave.), will feature NFL Super Bowl champion Reggie Jones as the guest speaker.

Scholarship recipients include Garfield High School’s Mariah Beverly, Jaybrie Brown, Jaelyn Givens and Dajeanne Washington; Hazen High School’s Adonis Shareef; Rainier Beach High School’s Nadine Middlebrooks; and University Prep’s Syade Shields.

To attend the dinner, RSVP by May 11 by email to or by calling (425) 478-8174. The dinner is complimentary, but donations are requested to defray the banquet costs.