B-CU student to appear Saturday on game show

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BY JAMES HARPER
DAYTONA TIMES

This Saturday, Bethune-Cookman University student Ketrina Childs will be featured on the seventh annual “Ford Black College Quiz Game Show.’’

Ketrina Childs is one of 12 students from HBCUs to participate in the “Ford Black College Quiz Game Show.’’

Ketrina Childs is one of 12 students from HBCUs to participate in the “Ford Black College Quiz Game Show.’’

The show, a program that focuses on higher learning and African-American history, is now in local syndication. It will be airing in the Daytona Beach area on WRDQ  on Feb. 9 at 1 p.m.

Childs is one of 12 students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) across the country who were selected to display their knowledge and skills of African-American History.

Childs came to B-CU from Inkster, Mich., to pursue a double major in Social Science Education and Theater Arts Performance.

‘Exciting experience’
During her time at B-CU, Childs has been active in TRA-CO-DRAM, B-CU’s theater organization and Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education.

Upon graduation, Childs will pursue a career in secondary education.

“Being on the ‘Black College Quiz’ was a really exciting experience,” said Childs.

“Though it was a competition, I enjoyed meeting students from other HBCUs. I am proud to be a Wildcat, and I am looking forward to sending my future students to B-CU.”

Four first-place winners, one from each show, earns a prize of $5,000, $1,000. In addition, $500 in scholarship money is awarded to second- and third-place contestants in each half-hour episode.

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