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MCC Trivia Challenge Raises $17K for Student Scholarships

Corfin Industries, LLC took first place at this year's event. Corfin Industries, LLC took first place at this year's event.

Posted: October 09, 2017

Corfin Industries Wins 1st Place, Three MCC Students Awarded Scholarships

Corfin Industries, LLC won the third annual Manchester Community College Trivia Challenge. Along with bragging rights for the Salem, NH advanced manufacturing firm, MCC students were rewarded with $17,000 raised to help fund scholarships. While Corfin took top prize, Eversource made it a close game, finishing second. Northeast Delta Dental placed third in the Trivia Challenge.

 
Student Scholarship Recipients Presenting the real winners of the MCC Trivia Challenge: MCC student scholars Ashley, Marlena and Abdellali (with President Susan Huard and Advisory Board Chair Tom Champagne.)
 

Other local organizations participated with their employees, competing to win this year’s challenge. They included: Catholic Medical Center, Elliot Health System, EVR Advertising, Eversource, Granite State College, Minim, Oracle + Dyn, Robert Half, Hitchiner Manufacturing Co, Lavallee Brensinger Architects, Sheehan Phinney, St.Mary’s Bank, SNHU, UNH-Manchester and Wire Belt.

Trivia winners received various prizes, but the real winners were three MCC students: Ashley Velazco, English major; Marlena Bourque, Graphic Design major; and Abdellali Ladib, HVAC major. They were presented with "Returning Student Scholarships" based on their academic success.

A full list of sponsors and event details is available at www.mccnh.edu/trivia.