Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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May 10, 2012

A New Car!

Student wins new car for school attendance

CROSSVILLE — Coco Bennett, a junior at Cumberland County High School, was the winner of a $24,000 list priced 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Monday morning from Dave Kirk Automotive. The car was one of many choices available to Bennett. Dave Kirk presents the keys to the car to Bennett. Bennett was one of several finalists who were in the drawing for the 'Key to Success' attendance program. The program, in its ninth year, rewards students for their attendance in high school. Stone Memorial High School, Phoenix School and Cumberland County High School students came together Monday morning at SMHS for the final drawing and award. SMHS Principal Scott Maddox said there is no other program in the state in which a new car is offered as an incentive to attend school. One student, Cami Idema, won a laptop computer. Other finalists were rewarded with gift cards for $50 or $100 in a 'Bash For Cash' game show set that was constructed by Damon Koehl's building trades classes. Bennett is the daughter of Chris and Kim Bennett. Bennett said she was shocked and excited to win the vehicle.

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