DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(042818) – ODESSA COLLEGE DRIVE TO SUCCESS FINALE

ODESSA, TEXAS/APRIL 28, 2018 – ODESSA COLLEGE HELD IT’S DRIVE TO SUCCESS FINALE AT THE NEW SEWELL FORD DEALERSHIP AT PARKS-LEGADO ON THURSDAY, APRIL 26TH THE EVENT FEATURED THE DANCE TEAM AND THE CONCERT BAND FROM ODESSA COLLEGE.

OC UTILIZES CREATIVE INCENTIVES SO THAT STUDENTS CAN ACHIEVE EDUCATIONAL GOALS. THE CAR GIVE AWAY HAS INSPIRED OTHER COLLEGES TO FOLLOW THE OC EXAMPLE.

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

“WE HOST COLLEGES FROM ACROSS THE COUNTY, AND I THINK THIS YEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME ANOTHER COLLEGE WILL START TO DO A GIVE AWAY THIS SPRING. AND I THINK THIS COLLEGE IS GOING TO GIVE AWAY A CIVIC A HONDA CIVIC THIS YEAR. SEE WHAT’S WORKING HERE AND THEY WANT TO EMULATE THAT.”

STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGE TO EARN POINTS BY ATTENDING OC EVENTS, TUTORING, CLASSES AND OTHER SCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.

(DR. GREGORY WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT-ODESSA COLLEGE)

“MOST OF OUR STUDENTS HAVE JOBS, AND WE KNOW THEY HAVE FAMILIES, THEY HAVE LIVES, AND THEY HAVE OTHER THINGS THEY HAVE TO DO. SO, WE TRY ENCOURGAGE THEM TO NOT ONLY GO CLASS AND DO THE THINGS THAT THEY ARE DOING IN THAT REGARD, BUT GO THAT EXTRA MILE.”

THE EXCITEMENT BEGAN BUILD AS THE 10 FINALISTS WERE BEING ANNOUNCED. THE FINALISTS POSITIONED THEMSELVES INFRONT OF THE 2018 FORD MUSTANG OR THE 2018 FORD F-150. EVERYONE WAITED ANXIOUSLY FOR THE CAR HORN TO BLAST TO REVEAL THE WINNERS.

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(CAROLINE J. SALGONG, WINNER OF THE 2018 FORD F-150)

“THIS IS SURELY A BLESSING FOR MY FAMILY. ‘CAUSE, I JUST LOST MY HUSBAND. I HAVE’NT EVEN BURIED HIM. SO, THIS IS LIKE A TRIBUTE. SO, THIS IS A TRIBUTE, I GUESS. GOD WORKS IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS.”

(ALYSSA D. LUJAN, WINNER OF THE 2018 FORD MUSTANG)

“PROFESSOR MISTY JORDAN. SHE HAD MENTIONED MY GETTING POINTS FOR IT BY DOING SOME EXTRA CREDIT STUFF. SO, I DID THE EXTRA CREDIT FOR THE HECK OF IT. AND UHM, WHO KNEW IT WOULD PAY OFF(LAUGH).”

THE REMAINING EIGHT STUDENT FINALISTS RECEIVED GIFT CARDS VALUED AT #200.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera