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Mountain Lions in the MLB

Two former Young Harris College baseball players and YHC Athletics Hall of Famers - Nick Markakis, ‘03 and Charlie Blackmon, ’06 - have been selected to the National League All-Star team for the All-Star Game that was played July 17 in Washington, D.C. It is the first All-Star selection for Markakis and the third honor for Blackmon.

To read the complete release from Major League Baseball, click here.

Top 10 Classes

ClassAmount# of Participants
1969$20,675.00
17
1965$11,153.10
12
1960$8,963.86
23
1962$8,478.86
20
1968$7,980.00
27
1963$7,418.86
18
1961$6,668.86
16
1957$5,400.00
18
1952$5,183.00
5
1967$4,273.00
20
  • " Every gift to the College is so appreciated, and every gift is used wisely. A college education is so important, even more so than when I earned my degrees."  

    -  Charlotte Sparks McCloskey, ’64 

  • " YHC offered me the warmth and care I needed as an 18 year old moving away from home. YHC also challenged me to be great. Great futures truly start at YHC and giving back can help another teenager leaving home succeed."  

    -  Eve Respess, ’76  

  • " Every gift to the College is so appreciated, and every gift is used wisely. A college education is so important, even more so than when I earned my degrees."  

    -  Charlotte Sparks McCloskey, ’64 

The Class Scholarship Challenge has ended! 

Thanks to our generous alumni and Board of Trustees, your contributions have provided life changing financial assistance for our students who begin arriving on campus in just a few weeks to start their YHC journey.  

This year you raised $144,921.72 through your gifts alone.  When combined with our Board of Trustees match of $68,761.60 that total grew to $213,683.32! 

Thank you for ensuring that our students are able to achieve success.

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See All Class Giving!  

Click here to see a detailed report about each class's giving. This includes all final numbers for each of the categories below.

  • Class Scholarship Challenge: This column includes funds given by alumni to provide scholarships for current students.
  • Young Harris Fund: This includes all unrestricted annual giving amounts including but not limited to Young Harris Fund, Clay Dotson Open, YHC Bricks and the Local Scholarship Campaign.
  • Endowment: These monies include endowments set up by class years and individuals to provide a variety of opportunities to the College via lump sum giving or incremental gifts, such as the recent gifts toward the O.V. Lewis request.
  • Restricted: Restricted funds include but are not limited to Friends of the Arts, Athletics and other donor-specified donations made to the College.