DC’s Centre for Food claims victory in School Cup Challenge

With an overall participation of 26.3 per cent, Durham College’s (DC) Alumni office is pleased to congratulate the Centre for Food as the victors of the second annual School Cup Challenge!

From March 2 to 19, nearly 600 spring and fall 2015 graduates shared their favourite memories and experiences from their time at DC. Along with the glory of victory, bragging rights and an inscription on the trophy, as winners of the School Cup Challenge, the Centre for Food receives a $1,000 bursary to award for the 2015-2016 school year.

The School of Science, Engineering & Technology took second with a student participation of 18.9 per cent. A $500 bursary donated in their name will be awarded to a DC student for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Additionally, Victoria Sykes, a student in the Hospitality Management program (Centre for Food) was the winner of $500 for sharing her favourite DC experience as part of the challenge.

Amy Branscombe, a student in the Animal Care program (School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Employment Services) was the lucky recipient of a pair of Toronto Maple Leafs tickets.

The final standings for school participation are as follows:

  • Centre for Food – 26.3 per cent
  • School of Business, IT & Management – 11 per cent
  • School of Health & Community Services – 4.1 per cent
  • School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Employment Services – 5.3 per cent
  • School of Justice & Emergency Services – 14.2 per cent
  • School of Media, Art & Design – 5.6 per cent
  • School of Science, Engineering & Technology – 18.9 per cent
  • School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship & Renewable Technology – 7.8 per cent

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all of the students who participated!