Honda Campus All Stars

A&T Competes at Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Brainpower from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on display at the 261st annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament. HBCU students have spent the school year diligently preparing and qualifying to compete in the national championship of this unique academic tournament, March 21-25, 2015,on the campus of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., in Torrance, California.

This year's road to the championship began in the fall, with 76 HBCUs vying for the final 48 slots. Through countless hours of study,drills and practice, elite teams emerged, knowledgeable and ready to take on the competition.

"Every one of the students that qualifies for the 'Great 48' is a champion in their own right," said Steve Morikawa,Vice President of Corporate Community Relations at American Honda. "Honda is proud to welcome this year's class into an exceptional community of HCASC alumni that comes together each year to celebrate academic excellence."

North Carolina A&T's 2015 team is Caleb Prince, Captain,a junior from Charlotte, NC; Dunamis Bacchus, a sophomore from Greenville, NC; Shakayla Grate,a freshman from Columbia,SC; and Akeeba Wright, a junior from Winston-Salem, NC. Bryon Turman coaches the team. Dr. Melody Pierce, VP for Student Affairs, will accompany the team.

HBCU Alumni in the Los Angeles Area are invited to attend the Round Robin Games on Sunday, March 22nd from 8:30am - 7 pm at the South Bay Marriott. 

The 2015 finals will be live-streamed on Monday, March 23rd starting at 12:00 ET on and other websites.

For more information on the 2015 HCASC, including a full list of the 48 qualifying teams, visit Connect with HCASC via social media for updates on Facebook ( and Twitter (, using #HCASC.