MIT Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee

MLK Leadership Award Recipients

The MLK Jr. Leadership Awards are given annually to students, alumni, staff, groups and faculty who embody the spirit of Dr. King's work. "Service to the community" is defined in the broadest sense and includes academic, research, religious, and secular contributions in which integrity, leadership, creativity, and positive outcome are apparent.


2014 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [recognition video]

Professor Sally Haslanger
Atif Javed  `15
Christopher Jones `01
Michael Owu `86
Lincoln Lab Hispanic/Latino Network

2013 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [recognition video]

Colin “Topper” Carew
Bomy Lee Chung
Priscilla Gray
Jocelyn O. Joseph, M.D.
Uddhav Sharma
WMBR

2012 MLK Leadership Award Recipients

Edmund Bertschinger
Arnold Henderson
Julia Jaskolska
Alyce Johnson
Cato Laurencin
The MIT-Wellesley Upward Bound Program

2011 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

Cheryl Charles
Weslee Glenn
Debroah Hodges-Pabon
The MITES Program

2010 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

Michael George Johnson
Melvin H. King
Benjamin Mensah
Aisha Walcott

2009 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

Barry Reckley
Deborah Liverman
Christine Ortiz
John Essigmann
Jason Forte
Aisha Bobb-Semple

2008 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

Michael S. Feld
Leo Osgood Jr.
Lorlene Hoyt
Zina Queen
Ali S. Wyne

2007 MLK Leadership Award Recipients

Isaac M. Colbert
S. Michelle Harton 'G
Austin V. Harton
La Tonya Green 'G
Nathaniel Gerald

2006 MLK Leadership Award Recipients

Acia Adams-Heath
Oluwamuyina Olubuyide 'G
Charles Vest

2005 MLK Leadership Award Recipients

James S. Banks '76
Russell E. (Erich) Caulfield 'G
James L. Sherley

2004 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

LaRuth McAfee 'G
Salvatore Molica '75
Blanche Staton
J. Phillip Thompson

2003 MLK Leadership Award Recipients

Jonathan A. King
Hector Hernandez 'G
Chiquita White

2002 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

Paul E. Gray '54
Randal Pinkett '98
Cheryl Vossmer
Tamara Williams 'G

2001 MLK Leadership Award Recipients

Harvey Gantt '70
Wesley Harris
Desiree Ramirez '02

2000 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

Rafael Bras '72
Ticora Jones '00
Woodrow Whitlow '74

1999 MLK Leadership Award Recipients [news article]

Alexander H. Slocum
Adriana L. Holguin