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Class Scholarship Challenge

Many alumni were able to attend YHC because someone cared enough to provide them with financial assistance. Now, they have the chance to pay it forward—while also engaging in a little friendly competition!

Alumni from across the generations are rallying together to help deserving students attend their alma mater. Seventy-two classes participated in the 2015-2016 challenge, and 30 surpassed the $1,000 goal. More than $125,000 was raised—the first-ever six-figure total for the campaign.

The scholarships are awarded every fall to current and incoming YHC students. Whether you just graduated or it's been a few years since your days at YHC, you most likely received some form of scholarship or financial assistance, and this is a great way to give back and pay it forward. By making this commitment, we can promote unity and spirit within each class while helping current and future students benefit from the same outstanding experience you enjoyed at YHC.

Organized by Class Coordinators, the Class Scholarship Challenge encourages each alumni class to raise $1,000 or more each year for student scholarships. There is power in numbers—if 100 members of your class give just $10, your class has reached its goal!

Back for 2016-2017!

We've introduced an interactive website dedicated to raising funds for the Class Scholarship Challenge and fostering spirited competition between the classes. This crowdfunding effort will be most successful if alumni take the time to share updates on social media and through email. Visit classchallenge.yhc.edu to learn more.

For more information and the latest updates on the Class Scholarship Challenge, contact your Class Coordinator, or contact Director of Annual Giving Kara Perez, '05, at (706) 379-5173 or krperez@yhc.edu.

2015-2016 Winner:

Class of 1952

Previous Winners:

2014-2015: 1947
2013-2014: 1952
2012-2013: 1952 
2011-2012: 1952

Annual Giving Opportunities

  • yhc seal info
  • about artemas lester
  • janice moore info
  • ycs reece lecture series info
  • hemlock project info
  • yhc winshape info
  • chestnut trees info
  • yhc alumni weekend info
  • yhc luke mascot info
  • yhc walking wall info
  • yhc music info
  • yhc theater info
  • yhc mace info
  • yhc planetarium info
  • president cathy cox info
  • yhc relicious life info
  • yhc student organizations info
  • yhc info
  • bass fishing info
  • yhc enotah info
  • public policy at yhc info
  • center for appalacian studies and community engagement info
  • yhc special meals info
  • yhc recreation center info
  • yhc location info
  • campus gala art gallery info
  • bee keeping info
  • yhc recreation center info
  • 100% professors box
  • 3 national forests box
  • 29 countries box
  • about button
  • 37 feet rock climbing wall box
  • 40 feet dome box
  • 90% scholarship box
  • 4 leed certified box
  • 1886 box
  • about button
  • 18 class size box