“HCASC afforded me a network of friends in various fields who enjoy healthy competition, camaraderie, and believe in the value of historically black colleges and universities,” said NC Personal Injury Attorney Pridgen (PJ) Green.
Durham, NC (PRWEB)
April 27, 2017
James Scott Farrin Attorney, Pridgen (PJ) Green, spent April 8th through 12th serving as a moderator for the 28th annual National Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) in Los Angeles, California, where 48 teams of students (the “Great 48”) from historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs) competed academically for a $75,000 grant toward the winning team’s school. This year’s winner was Oakwood University from Alabama.
This was Green’s third year as a moderator and her sixth year volunteering. As an undergraduate at Hampton University in Virginia (an HBCU), Green participated in the HCASC from 1998 to 2001.
“HCASC afforded me a network of friends in various fields who enjoy healthy competition, camaraderie, and believe in the value of historically black colleges and universities. I love seeing the students every year, and enjoy following them in life to see what they will become.”
Although the challenge begins during the fall semester, it is a year-round effort to select 48 teams from across the nation who will compete. It begins with power search quizzes around the school campus where students learn, gather, study, and live, and help identify potential candidates. Subsequently, HBCUs have campus-wide tournaments to form their school’s official HCASC club. Once the club is identified practice sessions begin to help build team bonding and focus on knowledge acquisition. Teams then attend qualifying tournaments, where the 48 teams are…