Black History Month

Black History Month Scholarship Contest: Dream Big Detroit

Pistons Legend Rick Mahorn is inviting all high school seniors (grade 12) in Michigan to participate in the Pistons Black History Month “Dream Big Detroit” online scholarship competition. One high school senior could win a $2,500 scholarship for higher education, courtesy of Humana, Tim Horton’s and the Detroit Pistons.

All contestants should create a unique essay that answers the question: “Dream Big Detroit”- share how the BIG DREAMS of those who influenced African American history will help both Detroit as a community and you-as a conduit- DREAM BIG for the future…and what do those dreams look like?

The student with the winning essay will also receive four (4) lower-level tickets to a 2013-14 Detroit Pistons home game.

  • Email or mail essay to Lauren Shourd at or Lauren Shourd, 6 Championship Dr. Auburn Hills, MI 48326
  • Essays must be 2,500 words or less and submitted in via email or mail
  • All mailed submissions must be received by March 19, 2014 and all emailed submission be emailed by March 19, 2014 11:59:50pm (ET)

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