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Alumnus Entrepreneur Honored by Hitachi Foundation

CONWAY, Ark. (October 23, 2012) - Hendrix alumnus Cody Hopkins'01, owner of Marshall, Ark.-based Falling Sky Farms, was recently named to the 2012 class of Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs.

The Hitachi Foundation launched the program in 2010 to discover entrepreneurs like Hopkins whose business innovations have economic and social value.

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Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Feel about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit