High Point University Chapel Service Honors Senior Class

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 30, 2009 – High Point University’s final Hayworth Chapel service of the 2008-09 academic year, held April 29, was dedicated to the HPU Senior Class of 2009.

The service included a special presentation of awards. Robert Reid Goodson was named the Outstanding Senior on the Board of Stewards. Bill and Cherylle Deal, members of the worshipping community, were presented with the award for Outstanding Dedication to the University Chapel.

Graduating seniors who were present at the service received special gifts from the Board of Stewards – a copy of the book “You Can’t Keep a Good God Down,” by Dr. Hal Warlick, dean of the chapel, and a marble paperweight with the university seal and the year 2009 imprinted.

The Chapel Choir provided the music and the Board of Stewards provided the leadership for the service. The Phi Mu sorority served as fellowship hosts afterward.

More than 260 people attended the service at Hayworth Chapel. It was also streamed live at www.highpoint.edu/chapel/services and attracted 1,720 online connections. 

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. 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 DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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