On November 25, 2022, 87 students, 14 chaperones from RISE 5280, including a media team flew from Denver, Colorado to New Orleans to kick of the 2022 Fall Bayou Classic HBCU Tour. The students attended the Battle of the Bands, and the Bayou Classic Football Game – Grambling Vs. Southern.
The following universities were visited as well during the week long tour:
- Grambling State University
- Southern University
- Xavier University of Louisiana
- Spelman College
- Morehouse College
- Clark University
- Tuskegee University
- Alabama State University
The students also visited the Laura Plantation as part of the cultural experience on the tour. The most exciting part while on the tour was when 11 students were accepted to Clark Atlanta University, 3 to Morehouse College and 1 to Spelman College!!
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