Two Voorhees students win first place in national research competition | Life and Style

DENMARK – Voorhees students Keandre Johnson and Kimberly Eagle recently won first place for both their oral and poster presentations in a national research competition during the National Dr. Lonnie E. Mitchell Historically Black Colleges and Universities Behavioral Health Summit.

The summit, held in Charlotte, was sponsored by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration. Johnson led the presentation on the topic “Ethnic Differences of Drug Abuse in College.” In this study, 3,000 students across the nation were surveyed on their usage of marijuana, prescription opioids, methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine.

Among the findings was that about 25 percent of African-American college…

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