Thunder Recognizes Winners of Black History Heroes Challenge
(About the Challenge) Presented by Sprite, the Black History Heroes Challenge invites Oklahoma students to submit a poem, essay or visual arts piece to honor a black history hero, including historical figures or personal heroes. Winners receive prizes that include being recognized on-court at a Thunder home game.
On Saturday(Feb 29), the Thunder honored Black History Month by recognizing five Oklahoma students who made best personal connections with figures in black history, as part of the team’s eighth annual Black History Heroes Challenge, presented by Sprite.
The winners in each of the five age categories received personalized plaques and on-court recognition during Saturday’s Thunder vs. Warriors game at Chesapeake Energy Arena, in addition to being awarded four tickets to the game, a Thunder team-autographed basketball and other prizes. \