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Gardner-Webb University is more than 1,100 miles from Elizabeth Banfield’s home in Mankato, Minn. Before visiting here, she didn’t think any place could entice her to pack up and leave family and friends. “I have an aunt and uncle who live in Forest City, N.C., and they mentioned to me there was a Christian university close to them,” she recalled.
Department of Communication & New Media, Dr. Bob Carey, Dr. Tom Jones, Elizabeth Banfield, GWU-Today, Honors Program
Office of University Communications, "Photojournalism Student Almost let Distance Keep her from Attending GWU" (2016). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 1033.