Drive for Excellence FAQ

Drive for Excellence Program FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Drive for Excellence FAQsQ: What schools qualify?
A:Any school in Vermont and northern New York within the listening area.

Q: Do I have to be a junior or senior? What if I'm 16 years old and a sophomore?
A:You have to presently be a junior or senior and at least 16 years old by May 16, 2020. Freshmen and sophomores are not eligible even if you are 16 years old.

Q: If I'm a junior but only 15 years old, am I still eligible?
A:Yes, as long as you will be 16 years old by the date of the 2020 drawing on May 16, 2020.

Q: I attend a tech school, do I still qualify?
A: Only if you are currently enrolled with a high school as well and presently a junior or senior.

Q: How are the 75 finalists selected?
A:After the registration deadline on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, we will draw the names at random.

Q: How will I know if I have been selected as a finalist?
A:You will be contacted either by email or phone by the week of, April 20, 2020.

Q: When will the drawing take place?
A:On Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 10am in the Burlington Subaru showroom.

Q: If I'm chosen as a finalist, do I have to be present at the time of the drawing to win?
A: Yes. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS.

Q: What if I'm one of the finalists and I'm out of town on the day of the drawing? Can I have someone stand in my place?
A: No. You must be present to win. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS.

Q: If I haven't received my report card, will a progress report be acceptable?
A:No. Only official report cards will be accepted.

Q: If my name gets drawn more than once, can I be selected as a finalist more than once?
A: No. If your name is drawn more than once we would take the duplicate out and draw another.

Q: What cars do I get to choose from if I win?
A: You will have a choice of a pre-selected 2019 Hyundai Elantra or 2019 Subaru Impreza.

Q: Do I have to pay for anything?
A: The winner will be responsible for all taxes, registration and associated costs.