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Dining Services Wins Three Top Awards in University Food Services Competition

CONWAY, Ark. (June 9, 2017) – The National Association for College and University Food Services (NACUFS) has named the 2017 winners of the annual Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, and three Gold Awards went to Hendrix College Dining Services in the Small School category.

More than 75 colleges and universities across North America submitted entries in half a dozen categories, and a team of six judges examined each entry and selected the top candidates.

Gold Awards went to Hendrix Dining Services for:

  • Residential Dining Concepts
  • Residential Dining—Special Event
  • Catering—Special Event

The winning entries will be displayed at the NACUFS 2017 National Conference in July, where the awards luncheon culminates with the announcement of the grand prize winners. For more information on the Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards and the full list of 2017 winners, visit the NACUFS website,

About Hendrix College

Hendrix College is a private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1876 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884, Hendrix is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges and is nationally recognized in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings for academic quality, community, innovation, and value. For more information, visit