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Hudson Valley Community College Holds 10th Annual Viking Challenge in Trivial Pursuit

A record 16 area high schools to compete for scholarships and prizes

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, March 14, 2006

WHO: Academic teams from 16 area high schools.
WHAT: Teams will compete in the 10th Annual Viking Challenge, a fast-paced trivia game based on the popular Trivial Pursuit board game.

5 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 15, 2006.


Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy


Each participating high school will field a team of three students, taking turns answering trivia questions in a timed format. Each member of the first place team will receive a $500 scholarship to Hudson Valley Community College, a computer and printer for their school and other prizes.

Participating schools include: Academy of the Holy Names, Albany High School, Averill Park High School, Berlin High School, C.A. Bouton-Voorheesville High School, Cobleskill-Richmondville High School, Lansingburgh High School, La Salle Institute, New Lebanon High School, Schalmont High School, Schenectady High School, Schuylerville High School, Scotia-Glenville High School, South Colonie High School, Stillwater High School and Troy High School.