HPU's Kappa Delta Sorority Hosts ShamROCK Week To Prevent Child Abuse

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2010 – High Point University’s chapter of Kappa Delta sorority held their annual ShamROCK event Nov. 8 through 14 to support their national philanthropy, Prevent Child Abuse America.

During the week-long event, the sorority hosted a ShamROCK Shootout – which included a foul shot contest, a game of knockout, and a 3-point competition, fundraising nights at Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Feeney’s Frozen Yogurt Bar, a tailgate at the HPU intramural fields before the Big South Men’s Soccer Tournament, and a roller skate day at the Roll-A-Rink.

Through the event, Kappa Delta was able to raise more than $3,000 to donate to Piedmont Services of the Piedmont and Prevent Child Abuse America.  

“Kappa Delta really cares about children, so ShamROCK and Prevent Child Abuse America are really important to us,” said Jessica Wayashe, Kappa Delta’s ShamROCK chair. “We all believe it should never hurt to be a child. The event was a huge success this year and we?re really proud that we were able to raise so much money for a great cause.”

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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