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Mac Simpson Award 2021


Attention Essex County High School Students!

The submission deadline for eligible students to apply for the Mac Simpson Award is Friday June 11th, 2021.

The Mac Simpson Award is given annually to at least one student of African descent who is currently attending a secondary school in the Essex County region and will be commencing post-secondary studies in September 2021 on a full-time basis.

If eligible please forward completed applications to Applicants are also welcome to mail or drop applications off to the Amherstburg Freedom Museum (277 King Street, Amherstburg).

The Mac Simpson 2021 Award Application is available for download below!


MK WhelanMac Simpson Award 2021


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  • Sophia Henry - March 25, 2021 reply

    it would be an honour to learn more; I have never heard about Amherstburg Museum or even know who this person represents in history, and I won’t blame it on history class but myself for limiting my knowledge on people in history that have made an impact.

    MK Whelan - March 25, 2021 reply

    Hi Sophia, how can we help? We’re here to share and educate people about this important history, and would be happy to assist! 🙂

    Sophia Henry - April 7, 2021 reply

    oh yes am trying to complete the Mac Simpson activity

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