Rising NASCAR Star and 2013 Sunoco K&N Pro Series West Rookie of the Year, Dylan Lupton, will present his Stay in School/STEM Education Plan to Club Members at the Maxwell Clubhouse, in Maxwell Park, on Wednesday June 18th at 4pm. Dylan will visit with his spectacular racecar, rig, and racing team.

 

Dylan is using high level professional motorsports as a tool to reach thousands of students across the nation with the message, “your education is going to be your back-up plan, no matter where your dreams take you.”

 

In middle school, Dylan was an AVID student. He will share how he started with the program and the tools AVID gave him to pursue his dream of racing professionally.

 

Dylan will speak to the benefits of the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) College Readiness System designed to increase the number of students who enroll and succeed in higher education, in their lives, and at school. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college and success in a global society.

 

Dylan will speak to the benefits of the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) College Readiness System designed to increase the number of students who enroll and succeed in higher education, in their lives, and at school. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college and success in a global society. Dylan will also address the importance of STEM education, and it's "real world" connection to the students future careers. Using his race car as an example, Dylan explains the scientific components and knowledge needed to make his car more aerodynamic, which equals faster.

 

About Dylan Lupton: Dylan is a full time student majoring in business at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, where he maintains a 3.5 GPA. He is also a full time successful K&N Pro Series West Driver. He was the 2013 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Dylan excels at making a natural connection with the students and uses his personal experience to relate the importance of preparing for college at an early age while sharing the excitement, drama, and thrills NASCAR racing offers including all the rewarding and relevant careers available within the Racing Industry.

 

About BGCSV: Founded in 1962, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley currently serves more than 2000 children and teens annually across five Sonoma Valley locations. We reach approximately 50% of the total student enrollment in the Sonoma Valley Unified School District with afterschool programming, athletic leagues, and summer camps. Our mission is to provide youth with positive opportunities for youth to learn and succeed.

 

For more information please contact Rachel Cusick at BGCSV, (707) 938-8544, ext.118, [email protected]

 

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Dylan Lupton Visiting BGCSV Maxwell Clubhouse Wednesday