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Unbeatable Lynx Win YSCC
Volleyball Championship

NHTI went a perfect 10-0 in the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) regular season, and continued the trend at NHTI Saturday afternoon, winning a postseason tournament against Unity College, 3-0, and earning a National Championship invitation for their efforts.

Volleyball Champions

The Lynx rolled past the Unity Rams 25-20 in the first set. Unity took an 18-11 lead in the second set before tournament MVP Allyson Lively (Moutlonborough, NH) began to serve.  Lively served up 14 consecutive points to take the second set 25-18. The Championship set ended with a score of 25-12.  Jessie Bergeron (Canterbury, NH) earned Defensive Player of the Tournament in the victory.

NHTI won 36 sets while only losing six in the 12 matches played against YSCC teams.  The impressive season led to head coach Melanie Margeson earning YSCC Coach of the Year.  Carissa Archibald (Sanbornton, NH) and Katy Steeves (Pittsfield, NH) were named to the All-Conference team for their accomplishments.

The Lynx head to Canton, NY, November 4-6 for the USCAA National Championships.


Lively Earns Player of Week

Allyson LivelyNHTI senior Allyson Lively (Moultonborough, N.H.) earned this week's United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) Volleyball Player of the Week.  Lively helped lead the Lynx to a Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) tournament Championship.  She served 14 consecutive points in the second set of the Championship match to win the second set 25-18.  The performance earned Ally the YSCC tournament MVP, and a trip to the USCAA Volleyball National Championship.

Students Can Earn 8x Their Savings with New IDA Program!

Mumtaz HusseinMumtaz Hussein, a third semester Information Technology student from Concord, is NHTI's first participant in the new Education Individual Development Account (IDA) program, offered by the NH Community Loan Fund.

An IDA is a special savings program that can help students save for college. Deposits -- up to a maximum of $500 -- are matched eight times! So if Mumtaz deposits $500 over the course of six months, the IDA program will match it with $4000, giving her $4500 to use toward her educational goals.

Students may qualify for the IDA program if their household:

  • has a current source of earned income;
  • qualifies for the earned income tax credit limits;
  • net worth does not exceed $10,000 or meets the criteria to receive TANF benefits.

To learn more, contact the NHTI Financial Aid office at (603) 230-9306 or


More Candidates on Campus

Martin O'Malley

Democratic Presidential candidate Martin O'Malley, the former Governor of Maryland, speaks with NHTI students on Friday October 16.


Oct 23, 2015



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