TORRANCE, CALIF. (February 7, 2019) – Hampton University will compete in the National Qualifying Tournament of the 30th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America’s premier academic competition for top HBCU students, on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Virginia State University Gateway Dining and Event Center in Petersburg, Va.
“This competition is a great place for Hampton University to showcase the world-class education that Hamptonians are receiving each and every day at this incredible university,” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey.
The HCASC is a fast-paced buzzer competition, which highlights students’ academic prowess and ability to answer questions about history, science, literature, religion, the arts and pop culture. Hampton University is one of 65 teams competing for institutional grants and a spot in the HCASC National Championship Tournament taking place on the American Honda campus in Torrance, CA, April 13-17, 2019.
Help Hampton University qualify for the National Championship by voting for our team at: bit.ly/MyHBCUIsAWinner from February 1-13. Register and vote up to three times per day. The three top vote-getting HBCUs will automatically advance.
HCASC is a year-round program that centers on academic excellence, community service, leadership, networking opportunities and mentorship. It includes campus engagement, qualifying tournaments and culminates with the National Championship. Since 1989, Honda Campus All-Star recognized the academic talents of HBCU students. More than $9 million in grants from Honda have provided support for scholarships, facility upgrades and other investments to improve the student experience.
For more information about HCASC, go to www.hcasc.com.