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One hard working Hart District high school student is going to win a brand new 2019 Mini Hardtop courtesy of AutoNation.

With an eye toward rewarding good students, AutoNation and its six Santa Clarita stores, in partnership with the William S. Hart Union High School District, is going to give away a 2019 Mini Hardtop on Tuesday, April 23, at Valencia High School’s Dr. Paul Priesz Stadium.

To qualify, sophomores, juniors and seniors must improve their first quarter GPA by .3 of a point in the third quarter. For example, if a student has a 2.5 GPA in the first quarter of the 2018/2019 school year, and posts a third quarter GPA of 2.8 or better, that student qualifies. Only the first and third quarter GPAs, quarter vs. quarter, will be compared.

Any student with a 3.5 GPA or higher in either quarter is automatically qualified. Students must have a minimum of a 2.0 in the first quarter to qualify.

All sophomores, juniors and seniors at Academy of the Canyons, Bowman, Canyon, Golden Valley, Hart, Saugus, Sequoia, Valencia and West Ranch High Schools are eligible.

Students must be present to win and must bring their current student ID for verification. If the student is not able to make it, a family member with the student’s ID may be there as proxy.

Winner is responsible for all taxes, licenses and fees.

About AutoNation, Inc.
AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation and its comprehensive brand extensions, is transforming the automotive industry. As of December 31, 2016, AutoNation owned and operated 371 new vehicle franchises from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 10 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation’s success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities. For more information, visit https://www.autonation.com.

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