HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2011 ? Molly Millis-Hedgecock has been elected to the Board of Trustees at High Point University. She and her family are loyal supporters of the university.
Millis-Hedgecock is a graduate of High Point Central High School, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has two children, Ashley and Justin Hedgecock.
Millis-Hedgecock received the Philanthropist of the Year Award in 2008 from the High Point Community Foundation. She serves on several community organization boards, including the N.C. Zoological Society, the Hartley Drive YMCA and HPU?s Board of Visitors.
She worked for 25 years in the accounting profession with Dixon Hughes PLLC and currently is the co-manager of Millbrook LLC.
She is the daughter of Jim and Jesse Millis, for whom The Millis Athletic and Convocation Center at HPU is named.
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 14 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.
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