- Student- Carelton University
- 2019 Recipient
My name is Hallee Kejick, and I am grateful for the Hour-A-Day Study Club’s support. I look forward to beginning my second year at Carleton University with a double major in Human Rights and Transnational Law and a minor in Philosophy. My plan is to pursue a career in law.
Hallee was also featured in The Hour-A-Day Study Club's 2021 Women's History Month "Herstory" Campaign.
Hallee Kejick is a seventh-generation descendant of the Underground Railroad from Amherstburg, Ontario. Hallee is one of the Hour-A-Day Study Club’s 2019 Scholarship Recipients. She was awarded the Patricia Alexander Scholarship. Hallee is in her second year at Carelton University with a double major in Human Rights and Transnational Law with a minor in Indigenous Studies. Hallee’s plan is to pursue a career in law focusing on advocating for marginalized peoples. Hallee has worked at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum as a tour guide honouring her ancestors by keeping the oral history of her people alive. Hallee has been involved in Black, Indigenous and women’s liberation movements throughout Windsor-Essex County and her newfound home of Ottawa. Hallee is a Black and Indigenous woman who is proud to call Amherstburg, Ontario's first Black mayor, Wayne Hurst her “gramps”. Hallee’s mom, Raquel Hurst is currently the Vice President of The Hour-A-Day Study Club.