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HPU Student Wins Third Place In National Video Contest

10.4.2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2010 ? Dana Moore, a junior at High Point University, put her creative skills to good use this summer and won third place in the Chegg 12-second Video Contest.

“When I first saw Chegg’s video advertisement contest, I was thrilled,” says Moore. “As a graphic design major at HPU, I love creating new designs and coming up with ideas for advertisements that catch people’s attention.”

The requirements for the contest were to make a video advertisement for Chegg, an online textbook rental company, which could only last 12 seconds, and had to inform students about the company and include the company’s mascot. In the video, Moore created and edited a stop-motion video, wrote background music, and rapped along with the beat.

Moore, who is majoring in French and graphic design with minors in music and communication, also serves as the French club vice president, a French tutor, a resident assistant for the Office of Student Life at HPU, and is a member of the Pi Delta Phi French honor society.

“Because of the extraordinary education I am receiving, I was compelled to incorporate the HPU logo and Dr. Nido Qubein?s book How to Get Anything You Want into the video,” says Moore.

To view the video created by Moore, visit http://12seconds.tv/v/47CCA

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. Forbes.com 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 http://www.highpoint.edu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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