Black History Month Multicultural Heroes Hall of Fame Case Competition

2016 Team Applications Available for Multicultural Heroes Hall of Fame Case Competition. More information at Multicultural Business Programs.

Discover your Hero flyer

Multicultural Business Programs is accepting team applications for the 15th Annual Black History Month Multicultural Heroes Hall of Fame Case Competition until Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at 4 p.m. Click on application to download a PDF of the application.

Teams must consist of three MSU undergraduates. Each team selects a multicultural hero from the list provided on the application. A team has 10 minutes to make their case including a biographical overview, how their hero has carried and passed the torch of justice, how their hero contributed to the struggle for human rights, the relationship between their hero and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and why he/she should be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The winning team is selected by a panel of judges and will receive a $2000 grand prize.

The final round of the competition will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016 from 6-8 p.m., in N100 Business College Complex with a reception following. Multicultural Business Programs and Altria Group Distribution Company sponsor the competition.

In the past 14 years the Multicultural Heroes Case Competition has awarded over $32,000 in prizes and over 300 students have participated. Last year Samuel Floyd, Supply Chain Management junior; Ariel Jordan, Neuroscience junior; and Ashley Oomen, Neuroscience junior; won the competition with a powerful presentation about First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

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