Today, USA Network and Suddenlink honored Chantel Miller, Greenville, N.C., as a recipient of USA Network’s Characters Unite Award. The award recognizes those who have made extraordinary efforts in combating prejudice and discrimination while increasing tolerance and acceptance in their communities. She was among 10 winners selected from hundreds of nominees.
A junior majoring in Anthropology at East Carolina University in Greenville, Chantel created a photography documentary project to raise awareness of issues of intolerance and to share people’s stories in a creative way. Chantel hopes to raise money with her photo projects to help her friends and others facing bigotry pay for their college educations. She received a $5,000 grant for her work from Suddenlink and USA Network.