Ayomikun Adeojo, fifth from left, and his co-contestants in the MLK Voice 4 Youth competition.

Newark Charter’s Ayomikun Adeojo wins MLK speech competition

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A Newark Charter Junior High student won this year‚Äôs MLK Voice 4 Youth competition. Eighth-grader Ayomikun Adeojo took home $2,300 for his first-place finish. “This event has given me opportunities that I‚Äôve never had before,” Abeojo said. “It has opened my love for public speaking and has brought joy to my life.” The competition’s cash prize is not what drove …