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Peer Essence

MLK Peer Essence a group of young ladies who strive for higher education, self-respect, self-esteem and class! Peer Essence was established in February, 2011 by Harry Sapp (“Coach Sapp”), an instructor at Martin Luther King, Jr. High School in Lithonia, Georgia. Coach Sapp was concerned about the things he was seeing in the day-to-day lives of high

Welcome To The Home For Lion Sports

Fall sports are around the corner and this year the Lions will feature an online presence that will cover our schools athletic programs like never before. Stay tuned for more details and exciting news!


Wrestling is an intense sport that requires physical strength, endurance, and a strong sense of willpower. Practicing wrestling from a young age can teach aggressiveness as well as improve strength and endurance. Although wrestling isn’t exactly a team sport in the more traditional sense like football and basketball, the individual nature of competing on a