2017 FREEDOM AWARD STUDENT FORUM
International Paper and the National Civil Rights Museum each year provides admission and transportation for middle and high school students to the Student Forum held at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, Thursday, October 19, 2017. This program allows students and educators of the Memphis community the opportunity to hear from leaders in the struggle for civil rights. The Student Forum is the opening event for the National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award celebration. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? is the 2017 theme. The honorees are Rev. Bernice King, Hugh Masekela and Morris Dees.
The museum will provide one bus for each school with up to 23 students with 2 chaperones (a total of 25) in attendance.
To confirm your reservation for the Student Forum event, a mandatory Chaperone Meeting must be attended. Choose one of the following chaperone meetings: Wednesday, September 6, at 4:30pm, Thursday, September 21, at 5:30pm OR Wednesday, October 4, at 5:30pm. Whether you’ve attended the Student Forum before or not, attendance is required to understand logistical and program changes for this year’s event. Failure to attend one of the scheduled chaperone meetings will result in forfeiture of your reservation to the next school group on the waiting list.
Student Forum group Reservation deadline is October 4.
2017 Freedom Award Student Forum Reservation
Complete form by October 4, 2017, for students in grades 5 through 12 to the Student Forum. Please DO NOT submit this form for students outside the grade levels listed. Each school is eligible to send 23 students plus 2 chaperones (25 total). If your group has any special needs, please include those details with your reservation request. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.