EAST LANSING, MI. – Multicultural Business Programs is accepting team applications 11th Annual Black History Month Multicultural Heroes Hall of Fame Case Competition until Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 4 PM. Applications are available online by clicking here or at 417 Eppley Center.
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 $1500 grand prize.
The final round of the competition will take place on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 from 6 PM-8 PM in N100 Business College Complex with a reception following. Multicultural Business Programs and Altria Sales and Distribution sponsor the competition.
In the past ten years the Multicultural Heroes Case Competition has awarded $25, 000 in prizes. Last year Jalen Garrett, Accounting freshman, Cameron Sullivan, Accounting freshman; DeAngelo Taylor, Marketing freshman won the competition with a powerful presentation about Malcom X, the Civil Rights Activist.