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    KXLF: Governor congratulates Mariah’s Challenge recipients

    By John Emeigh – MTN News BUTTE –Montana Governor Steve Bullock personally congratulated the 2016 Mariah’s Challenge Scholarship recipients in Butte on Tuesday evening. The governor was the Keynote Speaker at the event at Montana Tech that honors 28 high school seniors from the Butte area who successfully completed the challenge to not drink or […]

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    MT Standard: 28 students receive $1,000 each for fulfilling Mariah’s Challenge

      By Renata Birkenbuel, May 11, 2016 Twenty-eight area students each received a $1,000 scholarship Tuesday night for accepting and fulfilling the Mariah’s Challenge promise — that they would not be involved with alcohol. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock was featured speaker at the ceremony at Montana Tech, said Jon Wick, Mariah’s Challenge spokesman. The annual […]

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  • Mariah's Messenger Newsletter Fall 2015

    Fall 2015 Mariah’s Messenger Newsletter

    Published twice annually, this edition of Mariah’s Messenger includes articles and information on the 2015 Scholarship Class, a Q&A from Paul Babb of NorthWestern Energy, and so much more.   Look for articles submitted by teachers in North Carolina and New York who are spreading Mariah’s Challenge in their classrooms and community.  Discover time-tested and brand […]

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    Mariah’s Challenge: 8 years after tragedy, great work must continue

    By: Montana Standard Eight years ago last week, 14-year-old Mariah McCarthy was killed by an underage driver who had been drinking. As all of Butte knows, out of this unspeakable tragedy came Mariah’s Challenge – an organization, a movement, a national model, a lifeline for deserving students, and perhaps most of all a powerful force […]

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    Choquette, Minnehan win Mariah’s Challenge Half Marathon

    ButteSports.com by Bill Foley Butte runner Matt Choquette and Anaconda’s Lisa Minnehan claimed overall titles at the Mariah’s Challenge Half Marathon Sunday in Butte. Choquette topped the men’s field in the 13.1-mile race, finishing in 1 hour, 28 minutes, 8 seconds. Don Foley placed second at 1:29:36, while Ted Connors placed third at 1:35:24. Minnehan […]

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    MC Marathon/5K a run for the youth and ‘really cool shirts’

    Buttesports.com; by Bill Foley It started as a college project, and future plans are for the race to include a full marathon in the Mining City. Sunday, Sept. 20 will mark the halfway point of that goal as the Mariah’s Challenge Half Marathon and 5K Fun Run will be held in Butte. Both races begin […]

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    Big laughs par for course at Mariah’s Challenge outing

    FAIRMONT – By Gordon VoitLeo McCarthy’s laugh can light up a room … even if his golf swing can’t.The Butte native was one of more than 160 golfers at Fairmont Golf Course on Friday raising money for Mariah’s Challenge, the organization McCarthy founded after his daughter Mariah was killed by a drunk driver more than […]

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