Sister Kathleen Ross delivers keynote speech at Toppenish MLK event

Sister Kathleen Ross delivering keynote speech at Toppenish Middle School in Toppenish, Wash. as part of the Toppenish Peace Mark on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 21, 2019.

Heritage University founding president Sister Kathleen Ross and several student groups were among those representing Heritage during the Toppenish Peace March on January 21, 2019. The annual event, now in its ninth year, honored Martin Luther King, Jr. and featured a march, which started in downtown Toppenish and ended at Toppenish Middle School. There, Dr. Ross delivered a keynote speech where she reminded the marchers of Dr. King’s continual efforts to create a just society and the responsibility we each have to do the same. HU student organizations including Student Life, Student Government Association, and MEChA participated in the march.

Click here to see pictures from the march in Toppenish and other MLK events as published by the Yakima Herald-Republic.
Click here to watch video of part of the march as recorded by MEChA Heritage University. HU Student Life wishes to thank everyone who represented Heritage at the march.
Click here to read her speech as shared by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.