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Conn-Men's Disney Dreams Destroyed
The Daily Campus (CT):

The UConn Conn-Men won't be going to Disney World after all. The Conn-Men, who won first place the in northeast regional National Championship of High School A Capella (NCHSA) College Tournament on Feb. 10, recently found out that their dreams of capturing the national title in Florida will no longer come true.

Dan Carroll, an 8th-semester communication major and vocal percussionist for the group, said that about two weeks ago the Conn-Men were notified by e-mail that the NCHSA competition was canceled due to financial restraints and a lack of participants.

"For the last several weeks, we have tried to find replacements; trim down the event to minimize costs, but at the end of the day, there is a $90,000 gap that simply cannot be bridged," said Mark Surprenant, Executive Director of the NCHSA, in an e-mail to the Conn-Men.

Read the full article here.