Southern University receives $10K donation from Silk, HOF Carl Lewis

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Southern University, along with Xavier University, Prairie View A & M University, Alabama State University, and Coppin State University are the five recipients of the Silk Team Protein Initiative, totaling $50K donations for the schools.

Silk, the #1 plant-based beverage brand, in partnership with track and field Hall of Famer, Carl Lewis announced Southern University as a winner of the Silk Team Protein Initiative, a $10,000 donation toward its HBCU track and field program to support student athletes on and off the field.

This summer, HBCU fans, students, faculty, and alumni were able to nominate their favorite HBCU for the chance to be a Silk Team Protein Initiative donation recipient. Silk is proud to work with Carl Lewis to pass the torch to the next generation of track and field athletes at Southern University. 

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