• The Judge Lisa White Hardwick Academic Excellence Scholarship Competition is sponsored by the Jackson County Bar Association (JCBA). This is an affiliate competition to the National Bar Association’s DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DRUM MAJOR FOR JUSTICE ADVOCACY COMPETITION. The JCBA is a voluntary bar association comprised of primarily African-American attorneys from the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. High school juniors and seniors from the Kansas City Metropolitan Area are invited to participate in this exciting and worthwhile event. Please see the attached information regarding the Scholarship Competition.


    The deadline for essay submission is Sunday, February 28, 2021. Finalists will compete in the oral advocacy competition to be held virtually on Saturday, March 27, 2021. Questions and essay submissions can be sent to Allison Williamson at allison.williamson1980@gmail.com.