VSU Qualifies for Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge
Published date: February 11, 2020
Virginia State University (VSU) has won 2nd Place to secure a place in the Honda Campus All Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament. The Trojans will be heading to Torrance, Calif., March 28 – April 1, 2020, to compete for the title of Honda Campus All-Star Champions and a grant for up to $75,000. This will be VSU’s 4th consecutive year competing in the HCASC National Championship Tournament.
The 31st annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), is America’s premier academic competition for top HBCU students. The fast-paced buzzer competition highlights students’ academic prowess and ability to answer questions about history, science, literature, religion, the arts, and pop culture. VSU is one of 65 teams competing for institutional grants and a spot in the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge is a year-round program that centers on academic excellence, community service, leadership, networking opportunities, and mentorship. It includes campus engagement, qualifying tournaments and culminates with the National Championship. Since 1989, Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, one of Honda’s longest-running philanthropic initiatives in the United States, has celebrated and recognized the academic talents of HBCU students.
More than $9 million in grants from Honda have provided support for scholarships, facility upgrades and other investments to improve the HBCU student experience.