AT&T Teams with Roadtrip Nation to Empower students AT-RIsk and connect them with a brighter future
Roadtrip Nation takes its inspirational program and iconic green RV to Lorin Griset Academy Tuesday to celebrate a $1.5 million contribution from AT&T, part of AT&T Aspire, their $350 million commitment to education. The contribution enables Roadtrip Nation to engage over 15K students nationally during the 2014-2015 school year.
As part of the curriculum, Roadtrip Nation sends students out on their own personal “Roadtrip” to interview local leaders who share their interests; President of AT&T California, Ken McNeely, will be among the local leaders profiled by the students at Tuesday’s assembly.
WHAT: – The Roadtrip Nation Experience – student self-reflection exercises & workshops
– $1.5 million check presentation from AT&T
– Tour of Roadtrip Nation iconic green RV motorhome
WHEN: Tuesday, February 25 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Lorin Griset Academy
1915 W McFadden Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704
WHO: Ken McNeely, President of AT&T California
Mike Marriner, Co-Founder of Roadtrip Nation
Roadtrip Nation Alumni
Students of Lorin Griset Academy and Cesar Chavez, both Roadtrip Nation schools
Al Mijares, Orange County Superintendent of Schools
WHY: Help students at risk of dropping out of high school connect their school work and interests to real-world opportunities
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