HPU students win first place in N.C. Campus Engagement Hunger Challenge

Thursday, January 25, 2024
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A team of two High Point University student ambassadors, Nyila Johnson and Aonesti Byrd, and their mentor, AmeriCorps VISTA Grant Hines, recently beat out more than a dozen other teams from four-year private schools to win the North Carolina Campus Engagement (NCCE) Hunger Challenge. Since 2010, NCCE has helped college communities address food insecurity.The two student leaders from HPU’s Volunteer Center and their mentor were recognized on Jan. 6 for participating in the challenge to advocate for food security in the High Point area. As the top prize winner in the four-year private sector, HPU was awarded $5,000 to support its on-campus food pantry. 

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