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Actors Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison Celebrates With HBCU Winner of The Ford HBCU Drive2Greatness Contest

Posted By: Reggie Culpepper on November 08, 2017

Actors Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison of NBC's "A Different World" visited Terrell, Texas to celebrate with the community and students of Southwestern Christian College.



The small HBCU of just 125 students, are the grand prize winners of the inaugural Ford HBCU Drive2Greatness contest, which has awarded them with the Ultimate Homecoming Takeover experience worth $150,000!

Culminating eight weeks of viral voting by HBCUs across the country, this accomplishment is the epitome of a David and Goliath story, as this very small college beat out all of the larger Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the nation for this amazing 2018 Homecoming experience.

Photo Credits – Dharane Bikas and PictureGroup
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