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Team of Cheverus High School and Greeley High School Students Win Thomas Cup 2024 MacKenzie Riley Young | March 30, 2024
winning team of Thomas Cup 2024 holds up trophy together, excited

WATERVILLE, MAINE, March 2024 — High school students from across the state gathered for an overnight IT and innovation competition, the Thomas Cup, this weekend.

The winners of this year’s Thomas Cup are “Supah Hunks” Brody Gifford, Corbin Richter, Andrew Flanders, Hayden Harkett, and Alexander Wharton from Cheverus and Greeley High Schools. Announced this morning at Thomas College in Waterville.

Each member of the winning team receives $10K scholarships to Thomas College. Second place winners earn $8K in scholarships and the third place team wins $6K.

Second place team are “Popcorn Fueled” Chase Farnsworth, Lucy Alexander, Baylee Packard, Ian Saunders, and Jamie Williams-Neptune from Dexter Regional High School.

Third place team are “The Golden Girls” Aurelie Poulin, Allie Dunning, Peyton Chaisson, Addison Chaisson, and Carli Frigon from Forest Hills Regional High School.  

The Thomas Cup is a free event for Maine high schoolers in which teams of five students compete in science, technology, engineering, and innovation competitions for the chance to win their names on the Thomas Cup and receive scholarships to Thomas College worth up to $10,000 over four years. Competition areas include cyber defense, esports, computer science, crime scene analysis, and innovation.

The event is proudly sponsored by Central Maine Power.

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U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks Thomas College as a top college in Maine for social mobility. Our clear career focus and one-of-a-kind Guaranteed Job Program™ makes it possible to advance faster in the arts and sciences, business, and education. Earn an undergraduate degree in three years and then choose from a variety of in-person or online graduate degree programs that can be completed in one-year or two. Located in Waterville, Maine, Thomas College is your pathway to a promising future, guaranteed. For more information, visit or contact MacKenzie Riley Young at [email protected] or 207-859-1313. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and TikTok