Feel the spirit of understanding and unity as international residents and visitors from more than 50 countries wearing their finest traditional dress set the tone for a grand global display of flags, floats and fanfare. Look for the legendary Blizzard T. Husky, Michigan Tech’s warm and fuzzy mascot, and Riku F. Lion, Finlandia University’s “Mane” man. Other Parade of Nations stars include the high-energy, crowd-pleasing Huskies Pep Band. As always our First Nation leads the procession, in respect and celebration for the Native Americans who were first to call this place home.
Parade of Nations Offers Scholarship for Multiculturalism Essay
scheduled for Saturday, September 19. This is the 31st anniversary of the popular fall festival.
The Parade of Nations committee is pleased to announce a new $1,000 scholarship to a local high school senior who will be attending Michigan Technological University in the Fall of 2020.
- Submit a 500-750 word essay which addresses these questions:
- What does multiculturalism mean to you?
- Why does it matter to you, to your community, to our country, to the world?
- Applicants must be a 2020 graduate from a local high school who will be attending Michigan Technological University in Fall of 2020
- Applicants are to participate in the Parade of Nations on Saturday, September 19, 2020
Students from Calumet, Lake Linden, Dollar Bay, Hancock, Houghton, Jeffers, Chassell, Baraga and L’Anse are being invited to apply.
The deadline to submit the essays is July 1, 2020.
Essays should be sent to International Programs and Services, Room 200, Administration Building at Michigan Tech, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton 49931, attention Laura Givens.
The theme of the 2020 Parade of Nations is "One World, Our World." It is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19. This is the 31st anniversary of the popular fall festival.
For more information, contact Laura Givens, email@example.com, 906-487-2813
‘Love’ Parade of Nations and Win
Come and support the Parade of Nations by holding a sign with "I Love Parade of Nations" for the chance to win a $500 cash prize. The winner will be announced at the Multicultural Festival following the parade. You must be present to win.