DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(042018) – ODESSA COLLEGE DRIVE TO SUCCESS FINALISTS DRAWING

ODESSA, TEXAS/APRIL 19, 2018 – ODESSA COLLEGE HELD IT’S 10TH ANNUAL DRIVE TO SUCCESS EVENT AT THE SAULSBURY CAMPUS CENTER, THURSDAY, APRIL 19TH.

TWO VEHICLES WILL BE AWARDED TO TWO ODESSA COLLEGE STUDENTS, WHO ARE IN GOOD ACADEMIC STANDING AND HAVE MET ALL REQUIRED DRIVE TO SUCCESS POINTS.

(KIM McKAY, VICE-PRESIDENT OF STUDENT SERVICES-ODESSA COLLEGE)

“WE’RE GOING TO DRAW TEN FINALISTS FROM ALL OF THE POINTS THAT HAVE BEEN GATHERED SO FAR. IT LOOKS LIKE WE’VE GATHERED OVER 100, OOO POINTS THIS YEAR FROM OVER 6,000 STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM AND WE’LL FIND OUT WHOSE ELIGIBLE TO EITHER A FORD F-150 OR A FORD MUSTANG.”

THREE STUDENTS WHO HAVE ACCUMULATED THE MOST DRIVE TO SUCCESS POINTS RECEIVED CASH AWARDS.

(HAROUNA ABDOUH, ODESSA COLLEGE STUDENT, AWARD $1000)

“I WAS THINKING OF TAKING SUMMER CLASSES LIKE FOR CHALLENGE CLASSES, CALCULUS 2., BUT I DID’NT KNOW WHERE TO GET THE MONEY FROM, SO I WAS SCRATCHING MY HEAD. AND RIGHT NOW, THAT I HAVE THIS, I THINK I WILL JUST PAY FOR MY CLASSES.”

DRIVE TO SUCCESS AT ODESSA COLLEGE IS THE ULTIMATED STUDENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM. THIS INCENTIVE ENCOURAGES STUDENT TO BE MORE ENGAGED BY GIVING OC STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO EARN PRIZES FOR DOING THOSE THINGS THAT INCREASE OVERALL STUDENT SUCCESS.

(KIM McKAY, VICE-PRESIDENT OF STUDENT SERVICES-ODESSA COLLEGE)

“WE KNOW THAT COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS TYPICALLY GO FROM THE CLASSROOM TO THE PARKING TO THE CLASSROOM, AND WE ALSO KNOW THAT IF THEY’RE ENGAGED IN CAMPUS EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES AS WELL AS ORGANIZATIONS AND TUTORING, LEARNING SUPPORT, THEY’LL BE SUCCESSFUL.”

THE 10TH ANNUAL DRIVE TO SUCCESS FINALE WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018 AT 5:30PM AT THE NEW SEWELL FORD DEALERSHIP AT THE PARKS LEGADO LOCATION.

(KIM McKAY, VICE-PRESIDENT OF STUDENT SERVICES-ODESSA COLLEGE)

“WE’LL HIT THE PANIC BUTTON AND THE TWO STUDENTS THAT ARE STANDING NEXT TO THE F-150 OR THE FORD WHO’S PANIC BUTTON GOES OFF WILL ACTUALLY WIN THE VEHICLE.”

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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Author: Danny Barrera