Amanda Kirsch

Amanda Kirsch


Amanda Kirsch, a senior at The Galloway School, was one of 10 Atlanta-area high school- and college-age students chosen to deliver the “I Have a Dream” speech on its 50th anniversary at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorative service at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Kirsch was nominated by The Temple and, in order to be selected, underwent an interview on the life and legacy of Dr. King as well as an audition.

Amanda then delivered the opening paragraphs of the speech, which was televised on FOX 5, on Jan. 21.

The Galloway School ( is the philosophically grounded, learner-focused independent school where students age 3 through grade 12 develop an abiding love for learning.