Pass and Go Winner
July 30, 2012
Please note: This article was originally published on 7/30/2012. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.
The fourth annual Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Pass and Go Program, sponsored by Wyatt Johnson Automotive Group and Premier Medical Group, culminated Saturday with a Northwest High graduate winning a brand new car.
Eric Phillips, who passed four Advanced Placement exams, was the winner in this year’s event. Students who take and pass the AP exams in Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools are eligible to participate in the event, held this year at Wyatt Johnson Mazda. The winner is given the choice of three cars – a Mazda 2, a Hyundai Accent or a Toyota Yaris. Phillips said he is going to talk it over with his parents before making his selection.
The Northwest graduate will be attending the University of Tennessee Knoxville this fall.
Premier Medical Group gave 14 Toshiba laptop computers, as well as other door prizes. Beach Oil Company donated gas cards and Domino’s Pizza gave out coupons for free pizzas.
This year was the most successful for student taking AP classes and passing the exams. The purpose of the program is to encourage students to take more rigorous classes to better prepare them for college.