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High Point University Board Of Stewards Brings Christmas To 120 Area Children

12.21.2009

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 21, 2009 – The High Point University Board of Stewards is helping to brighten Christmas for 120 needy children through the High Point Salvation Army Angel Tree program.

The Stewards collected the offerings from fall semester Hayworth Chapel worship services ? totaling $7,175.39 this year ? and 100 percent of the funds were used to purchase toys and other gift items for the children.

Since 2002, the Hayworth Chapel Board of Stewards has donated 100 percent of fall semester offerings to the Salvation Army Angel Tree program.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/ or on Twitter at @HighPointU.

Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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