Goshen College student Jakyra Green wins first place in binational C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest


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Goshen College senior Jakyra Green’s speech claimed first prize in Mennonite Central Committee’s binational intercollegiate C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest, after winning at Goshen College’s contest in February 2023.

Green’s speech, titled “The Privilege of Peace,” focused on the illusion or privilege surrounding peace for Black people and their realities in America.

Green, an English and education major from Elkhart, received a $500 cash award plus $500 conference scholarship from MCC.

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