“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 selected to compete nationally.
Green said moderators need to prepare for the tournament as well.
“Moderators prepare throughout the year by reading HCASC blogs, following current events, participating in HCASC National Qualifying Tournaments throughout the country, and being available to mentor students. The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin encourages these efforts by allowing me the time to contribute to the program – showing that they recognize the need to support historically black colleges and their students.”
The Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, the HBCU National Quiz Championship, was established 28 years ago to showcase the academic excellence of HBCU students. Since then, over 125,000 students have participated. Players have the opportunity to widen their scope of knowledge, learn teamwork, sportsmanship, travel, and represent their schools academically.
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