11th annual ‘Drive Sames 4 Education’ program kicks off

Published: Sep. 21, 2023 at 4:41 PM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) - Laredo ISD students have great reason to go to class everyday.

The school district and the Sames Auto Group have partnered up once again for the annual “Drive Sames 4 Education Program.”

Thanks to Sames, high school seniors who have perfect attendance will be able to enter a drawing for a chance to win a brand new car.

Organizers of the “Drive Sames 4 Education Program” said the purpose is to motivate and promote perfect attendance at each LISD high school.

Any student from grades ninth through twelfth grade who has perfect attendance, is eligible for the grand prize at the end of the year.

To participate, Students just have to follow a few steps for their chance at a brand new car.

“Every nine-week period, a lucky student with perfect attendance will receive a voucher that they’re going to bring in right here to the dealership, " Thomas Pina, Sames Motor Company Chief Operating Officer said. “They’re going to place it into one of our very locked and secure boxes, and at the end of the school year, we’re going to pick one finalist to receive a brand new Ford Maverick, and if you don’t know what a Ford Maverick is because there’s not many out there because we sell them so fast, please look it up. It’s an amazing small truck.”

One lucky student will receive their high school diploma in one hand and keys to a brand new car in the other when the winner is announced on graduation day.

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