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ASPAU 4 - National Award Given to Hope's Jacob N. Ngwa...
National Award Given to Hope's Jacob N. Ngwa Jacob N. Ngwa, Hope College senior from West Cameroon, was one oi 13 African students studying in the United States to receive one of the first national Student Achievement Awards to be given bv the African Scholar ship Program of American Uni-> versuies. ASPAU universitv staff r bers nominated manv students of the 1965 and 1966 graduating classes for the awards. Winners were selected by the ASPAU executive committee on tbe basis of "exceptional individual Jacob N. Ngwa achievement and significant contribution to the college commu nity. Hope and Albion are the only luicnigan colleges oi tne Z34 colleges and universities beloneins to the ASPAU to have award winners. The Albion winner was r azil Datoo. Ngwa, who will represent Hope College in the extempore division oi me reace uratoricai contest this week Friday and Saturday. has distinguished himself in the tieid ot oratory several tones. During his sophomore year he won tne local ana state orator ical contest, and later the Annual Men's Contest of the Interstate Oratorical Associa tion. In his junior year, he won the State Peace Contest, and in four rounds of oratory at the National Pi Kappa Delta Convention with three judges in eacn rouna, received a "superior" with 11 firsts and one sec ond place. Other Hope College entrants are Darlene Hanson, extempore, and Bernice Van Engen and Thomas Hildebrandt, oratorical. The Peace contest will be held at tne Detroit Institute of Tech nology.

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  1. The Holland Evening Sentinel,
  2. 28 Feb 1966, Mon,
  3. Page 11

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