Excitement was in the air on Sunday morning as the inaugural team gathered at the studio at KUSI Good Morning San Diego to announce who made the team live on-air with Dave Stall and Jason Austell.

Athena Racing’s 2019-2020 team are:

Adeline – a high school junior pursuing a career in Automotive Engineering
Emily G – a high school junior pursuing a career in Automotive Engineering
Izzy – a high school senior pursuing a career as a Team Director
Leslie – a high school senior pursuing a career in Engineering in the Marines
Marissa – a Gap Year teammate pursuing a career as a Pro Driver
Maddy – a high school sophmore pursuing a career in Engineering
Rosy – a high school senior pursuing a career in Mathematics

As an extracurricular activity, inclusion in Athena Racing benefits the team members pursuing STEM careers by giving them real-life experience, which allows them to better understand and innovate for the future. The program provides hands-on experience, which allows for a better understanding of not only the theory but the application of these industries.

The intensive one-year training in ten education tracks focuses on driving, mechanics, safety, leadership, marketing, public speaking, entrepreneurship, wellness, photography, and etiquette.

Celebrated author, Garth Stein, who wrote the book “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” now the beloved movie, has generously donated autographed books for donors of Athena Racing. Donate $500 or more and receive your signed copy.

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