HPU Senior Receives Leadership Award


HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2010 – David Rad, a senior majoring in education at High Point University, has received the Howard H. Baker Award for Leadership at a recent fraternity conference.

The award recognizes student members of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity with the most outstanding leadership and involvement within the national fraternity, as well as on campus and in community organizations independent of his chapter.

Rad, who currently serves as the chapter president of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity at HPU, is also a Junior Marshall, Dean’s List Scholar, SGA executive council member, Teachers of Tomorrow president, Academic Services Math Tutor, and is also a member of Alpha Chi Honors Society, Order of Omega, and Who?s Who Among American Colleges and Universities.

“Winning this leadership award in front of hundreds of my brothers nationwide was one of the proudest moments of my life. I am truly honored,” says Rad.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 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

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration


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