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Central High School student wins car

By Holley Nees - bio | email

CENTRAL, TX (KTRE) – It pays to be drug-free.  A Central High School student's decision to say "no" got her a new car.

Junior Jessica Stubblefield was given the keys to her brand new Kia Optima from Barrett Brothers Kia, before going to class Friday morning.

The school partnered with local churches and businesses to work toward creating a drug-free community.  About $25,000 worth of incentives were given away, including giftcards to Best Buy, Academy, and local restaurants.

"I've been saving up for awhile for a car and I've been praying about it and everything," said Stubblefield.  "I don't know, it was just shocking because I've never won anything."

While Stubblefield doesn't have a license yet she said this is a major incentive. The program helps students concentrate on academics, staying drug-free, attending church, and staying out of trouble.

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