HPU Hosts Annual Lessons & Carols Candlelight Service

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 8, 2010 – High Point University celebrated the spirit of the season with more than 300 guests during the annual Lessons & Carols Candlelight Service on Dec. 8 in the Hayworth Chapel.

The meaningful program – which is based on the traditional festival of lessons and carols observed at King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, England – featured members of the High Point community, the Chapel Choir, Dr. Marc Ashley Foster, Dr. Alexa Schlimmer, the Board of Stewards, Alpha Delta Theta and Delta Iota Alpha.

After the service, guests sang carols during the lighting of the Hayworth Chapel Christmas Tree.

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 highpoint.edu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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