Fresh Powder, Fresh Perspective

April 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Begin with the teenage girl working her way down a white mountain on a snowboard in, say, 1997. Back then, Amy Purdy’s goals were pretty simple: Graduate high school, travel around the world snowboarding. Make money as a massage therapist. Snowboard more.

Toyota Financial Services Reaffirms Its On-Going Commitment to Addressing Nationwide High School Dropout Rates with a $500,000 Donation to 35 Boys…

March 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif., (March 25, 2014) – Toyota Financial Services (TFS) pledges $500,000 to 35 Boys & Girls Clubs as part of its on-going commitment to addressing the national high school dropout rate. Boys & Girls Clubs encourage high school graduation and college readiness by helping youth develop the academic, behavioral and social skills needed to be successful. According to a recent survey conducted at local Clubs, 97% of Club teens expect to graduate from high school, and 28% of Club Alumni said they would have dropped out without the Club’s influence.

Lexus Eco Challenge Finalists Conquer Conservation and Climate Issues to Win $10,000 and a Chance to Compete for Up to $30,000 More

December 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

TORRANCE, Calif. – Dec. 10, 2013 – Trading cell phones for calculators, and fashion trends for lab coats, 32 middle and high school teams were selected as finalists for the Lexus Eco Challenge – claiming a $10,000 prize to be shared among the team, teacher and school.

Toyota and Discovery Education Announce Corona High School Student Is Grand Prize Winner of 2013 Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

May 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Silver Spring, MD (May 2, 2013) – Toyota and Discovery Education today announced that Ryan Johnston, a high school student from Corona, California, was chosen by the public in an online vote as the grand prize winner of the 2013 Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge .

Toyota and Boys & Girls Clubs of America Announce National Partnership to Help Combat America’s High School Dropout Crisis

April 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

BALTIMORE, (April 5, 2012) — Toyota and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced today a national partnership through the establishment of a college readiness initiative, which will help fund youth education and improve high school graduation rates. As a founding sponsor of D2D – Diplomas to Degrees, Toyota is providing a $1.5 million grant over three years to help provide tools, resources and support to Boys & Girls Club teens to help prepare them to move from high school to college graduation.

Toyota and Discovery Education Invite Students to Celebrate Safe Driving With All-New Video Challenge

November 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Silver Spring, Md. (November 2, 2011) – Toyota and Discovery Education today announced the launch of the all-new Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge – a competition that asks high school students across the country to create a unique two-minute video describing how they would encourage safe driving among their peers.

Ten Students Named as Winners in Toyota Teen Interactive Safe Driving Challenge

April 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Silver Spring , Md. (April 28, 2011) – Toyota and Discovery Education announced today the ten high school student winners of the 2011 Toyota Teen Driver Sweepstakes .

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