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KCC Basketball Standout Joins Harlem Ambassadors

Former Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) Firebirds basketball player Nick Simpson (Bay City) is now a member of the Harlem Ambassadors basketball troupe.  The Harlem Ambassadors deliver motivational messages and show-stopping performances at school assemblies and charity basketball games to support local organizations such as Boys and Girls Club, Kiwanis, Red Cross and Optimist Clubs throughout the western United States.  The Ambassadors are not affiliated with the Harlem Globetrotters.

Simpson came to Kirtland from high school power house the Bay City All Saints.  He excelled at Kirtland for two years, spent one year at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and finished his college basketball career at Vermont Tech.  The complete article depicting Simpson’s growth on and off the court can be found in The Bay City Times via the following link:

(http://www.mlive.com/sports/bay-city/index.ssf/2011/12/bay_citys_nick_simpson_takes_h.html)

For more information on the Kirtland Firebirds, visit our website at http://firebirds.kirtland.edu/.