Seeking Outstanding Students To Participate In 2018 Juneteenth Story Global Black History Knowledge Bowl

Seeking Outstanding Students To Participate In 2018 Juneteenth Story Global Black History Knowledge Bowl

by Trennie L. Williams, PhDc

Attention all 3rd, 5th, 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students in the Memphis Metropolitan area:

Businesses United To Recognize Educators, Airways Lamar Business Association, Christ Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, and StarNewsVIP.com are looking for some outstanding students to sponsor in the upcoming 2018 Juneteenth Story Global Black History Knowledge Bowl. The registration has been extended to Wednesday, April 11th, giving you an opportunity to represent your school and community in this rewarding and free event.

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The Juneteenth Story Global Black History Knowledge testing date is Saturday, April 21 (registration check-in 8-10 a.m.), at LeMoyne-Owen College, Room 202 Steele Hall. The top test scorers in the 3rd, 5th, 8th, and 10th grades would win a variety of top prizes (flat screen television, smart phones, tablets, laptops, etc.) on Saturday, May 12th. The top 12th grade students will compete during the 2018 Juneteenth Story Global Black History Knowledge Bowl on Saturday, May 12th, 11 a.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum. A college/career bound senior will win a brand new 2018 Chevy.

Take a look at the video: https://app.frame.io/f/98442b88-26e5-47c6-bf4b-cfaa1556c433.

Contest Rules/Guidelines/Directions are available via email (headline@starnewsvip.com) and at https://www.thejuneteenthstory.com/contest-rules. Contest questions for 3rd grade students, along with books for each grade competing in the event is available at: https://www.thejuneteenthstory.com/contest-questions.

Ø 5th Grade Knowledge Bowl questions will be taken from the book “Stride Toward Freedom; Montgomery bus boycott” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Ø 8th Grade Knowledge Bowl questions will be taken from “Selma-Marching for Freedom” by Elizabeth Partridge.

Ø 10th Grade Knowledge Bowl questions will be taken from “The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights” by William Powell Jones.

Ø 12th Grade Knowledge Bowl questions will be taken from “Going Down Jericho Road” by Michael K. Honey.

Ø Undergraduate Knowledge Bowl questions will be taken from “Why We Can’t Wait” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Ø Graduate Knowledge Bowl questions will be taken from “Where Do We Go from Here?” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

*The Graduate Level is open to the community at large. You do not have to be enrolled in college but you must show proof of having your BS /BA Degree or the equivalent. The Knowledge Bowl Committee will evaluate all equivalent information.

Please email me at headline@starnewsvip.com by Wednesday, April 11, 2018, to confirm your entry for the 2018 Juneteenth Story Global Black History Knowledge Bowl. Be sure to include your completed Registration Information (on page 3-4 of the Contest Rules/Guideline/Directions document.). I will then forward the information to the event organizer and Founder Larry Batchlor.

Thanks for being part of the 2018 Juneteenth Story Global Black History Knowledge Bowl.

Sincerely,

Trennie L. Williams, PhDc

headline@starnewsvip.com

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