Congratulations to Nuanqiu Hou for receiving The SPARK Awards 2020 Individual Collegiate Award for their philanthropic work in our community.
A Rhodes College student from Shenzhen, China, Nuanqiu is working on a Bachelor’s of Science in Neuroscience degree and minor in Health Equity. Nuanqiu is a volunteer with Methodist Hospice Residence and Home Hospice and in May, signed up to become a crisis counselor with Crisis Text Line. She has also helped form a service coalition between Memphis colleges and donated over 1,000 masks earlier this summer, as well as organized a webinar series on systemic racism in July 2020.
Learn more about this year’s honorees here→ https://citycurrent.com/thesparkawards/
Major funding for The SPARK and The SPARK Awards is provided by Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance, LLC and Champion Promotion as an additional major funder for The SPARK Awards. Additional funding is provided by SRVS, Meritan, Mueller Industries, United Way of the Mid-South, and My Town Movers/My Town Roofing/My Town Miracles. Event support for The SPARK Awards was provided by Nolan Audio Video Solution and Mahaffey Event & Tent Rentals. A co-production of WKNO and cityCURRENT, The SPARK airs the third Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m. on WKNO/Channel 10.