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LR student drowns in Hickory, community shows support

May 14, 2014

photo courtesy of WSOCTV

"As you know Lenoir-Rhyne has experienced a tragedy this evening. A freshman student, Vince Njoku, drowned in Lake Hickory while at a swimming event with friends," read an email from the Lenoir-Rhyne University Dean of Students Katie Fisher. The email was sent out to the LR community at 9:24 p.m. Monday night, following a previous email about counseling services being provided on campus.

Njoku,19, was a freshman running back on the Bears' football team and a computer science major from Woodstock, Ga.

To read more of this story, pick up the Wednesday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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