HFCC Student Clubs Raise Record Amount of Money for Charity
Team HFCC, a group of students, staff, faculty, family and friends who support the American Cancer Society, participate in two events each year. Michele Featherston, Student Activities Secretary, was recognized as a team captain for the Relay for Life. The team has contributed approximately $18,000.00 since 1999 and MIchele has served as team captain for each of the ten years.Hundreds of students have participated in fund-raising, awareness programs, and group activities.
Alumna Co-Founds Non-Profit Organization - Scholars for Schools
Henry Ford II Honors Program graduate, Hannah Kelley (Class of 2007), studied abroad 2008-09 as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in Valparaiso, Chile. While in Chile Hannah co-founded a non-profit organization called Scholars for Schools, whose aim is to improve literacy and education in marginalized communities by establishing libraries in under funded public schools in the country.
National Literacy Project Activities Held at HFCC
HFCC participated in “The Big Read”, a national project to promote literacy and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. HFCC’s participation includes promoting service learning and increasing involvement in our community. As community outreach, the College celebrated Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning To Kill a Mockingbird by holding movie screenings, book readings, and an essay contest related to the book. In addition, the College welcomed Charles Shield, author of Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee.