Ifeoma was in the 10th grade when she participated in our Selma Contest. She was among the 15 top finalists and finished in a tie for first place, which earned her a $5,000 prize. Learn more about our Selma Essay Contest and view Ifeoma’s winning speech here.
Museum’s Selma Contest Winner accepted into all eight Ivy League Colleges
April 5, 2017 Museum News
The National Liberty Museum was delighted to learn that one of the top winners in our 2015 Selma Essay Contest, Ifeoma White-Thorpe, received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League Colleges. Watch a video where Ifeoma speaks about this extraordinary accomplishment.