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Wheelin' for $$

Tuesday's Wheelchair Basketball Benefit game -- delayed by a week due to the Great Blizzard of January 27 -- may not have been quite as thrilling as the Patriots' squeaker victory over the Seahawks, but it came darn close.

Wheelchair Basketball Chuck Lloyd

Chuck Lloyd faces down the opposition.

An NHTI faculty/staff team, backed by players from event sponsor Granite State Independent Living, squared off against student squads representing the three res halls and a "pick-up" team.  The dorm squads dominated the first three quarters, immediately pulling ahead of the faculty staff team which seemed unable to close the gap.  But the faculty/staff team rallied in the fourth quarter, tying the game at 16-all and then pulling ahead in the final minutes to clinch the victory!

Wheelchair Basketball Paul Hogan

Coach Hogan preparing to pass.

NHTI's Wheelchair Basketball Benefit is an annual event supporting the Zech DeVitts Memorial Fund for assistive technologies for NHTI students with disabilities.  Beverly Boggess of NHTI's Accessibility Services program reports that this year's event raised about $1200 through admissions, the accompanying Silent Auction, a 50/50 raffle and donations.  The Student Senate voted to support the event with an additional $1000 in matching funds.

Wheelchair Basketball Tom Warner

Admissions' Tom Warner lines up a shot.

Proceeds are used to help purchase assistive technology for NHTI students with disabilities, such as digital recorders, and text-to-voice and voice-to-text software.  All qualified NHTI students with documented disabilities are encouraged to apply for assistive technology through the Zech DeVits Memorial Equipment Fund.


SNA Movie Night: The Notebook

Tuesday, February 10
Sweeney Auditorium, 6:30 pm

Notebook Movie PosterThe SNA will be sponsoring a movie night at 6:30 pm in Sweeney Auditorium.  In honor of Valentine's Day we will be showing The Notebook starring Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner and Gena Rowlands.  We will have popcorn, candy, chips and baked goods for sale.  Admission is free and open to all.


Stage Lynx Auditions:
The Skin of Our Teeth

Tuesday, February 17
Sweeney Auditorium, 7-9 pm

Joe RandolphNHTI's Stage Lynx Drama Club announces auditions for its spring play, The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder.  (This replaces the originally scheduled play, The Heidi Chronicles.)  The play is a three-part comic allegory about the life of mankind, centering around the Antrobus family in the fictional town of Excelsior, New Jersey.


  • Sabrina
  • Mrs. Antrobus
  • Mr. Antrobus
  • Gladys
  • Telegraph Boy
  • Dinosaur
  • Chair Pusher
  • Henry
  • Wooly Mammoth

For more information contact Jewel Davis, 271-6484 x4150 or



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