Tuskegee University Honda Campus All-Star Team featured in USA TODAY
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (April 20, 2011) — The Tuskegee University Honda Campus All-Star Team was featured in the April 20, 2011 issue of USA Today. 48 Schools from the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) battled for the top prize of $50,000 at the 22nd Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge. Tuskegee University placed third in the competition and took home a $15,000 grant.
The All-Star team included Courtney L. Brightharp (Captain) senior, psychology, Indya Jackson, sophomore, English, Edward C. More, junior, aerospace science engineering, Gabriel A. Smith, sophomore, history, and Peter J. Spears, (Coach) Dean of Students.
During the annual two-day tournament in Orlando, Fla., the 48 teams competed in a modified round robin format. Each school showcased their skills and intellect by quickly and accurately answering questions on world history, science, literature, religion, the arts, social sciences, popular culture and African-American history and culture.
(l to r) Courtney L. Brightharp, Captain; Indya J. Jackson; Joe N. Brown, Assistant Director of Student Life and Development; Gabriel A. Smith; Edward C. Moore; Dr. Gilbert L. Rochon, President of Tuskegee University; Dr. Cynthia D. Sellers, Vice President for Student Affairs; Peter J. Spears, Dean of Students; and Dr. Luther S. Williams, Provost.