High school students celebrate life of MLK Jr.

HILTON HEAD, SC (WTOC) - Hilton Head High School honored Dr. Martin Luther King through music and inspirational words at a memorial ceremony.

The speakers aimed to express just how important his efforts were then and how they are even more relevant today.

"How can we live out Dr.King's message? They don't remember the church burnings, they don't remember the bus boycotts, they want to know what can I do in life today to live that up. So I want to share with them what they could do is reach out and really answer his most persistent and urgent question. What are you doing for others?" said Rev. Dr. Nannette Pierson, the keynote speaker.

Mayor Drew Laughlin was also there celebrating the life of the great civil rights leader.

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