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Lexus and Scholastic Announce First Round of Winners in the 2009-2010 Lexus Eco Challenge

January 06, 2010
Sixteen middle and high schools from 12 states have been named winners in the first round of the third annual Lexus Eco Challenge, an educational program and contest that empowers young people to make a positive difference for the environment. Lexus will award a total of $500,000 in grants and scholarships throughout this year’s program.... more

Lexus and Scholastic to Award $500,000 in Grants and Scholarships

September 28, 2009
Since launching in 2007, the Lexus Eco Challenge has inspired and empowered more than 8,500 middle and high school students to learn about the environment and take a stand to improve it. From educating the community about the benefits of solar ovens to producing bio-fuel from used fast food oil, students across the country have tackled a wide range of topics and issues. Students are once again invited to participate in the third annual Lexus Eco Challenge for a chance to win part of $500,000 in grants and scholarships.... more

$1 Million in Grants, Scholarships Awarded to Next Generation of Environmentalists

$1 Million in Grants, Scholarships Awarded to Next Generation of Environmentalists

April 16, 2009
Producing biodiesel from local fast food restaurants’ used vegetable oil and sending solar ovens with “green cuisine” recipe books to hurricane-ravaged Haiti were the two top winning projects in the second annual Lexus Eco Challenge, an educational program and contest that inspires and empowers middle and high school students to learn about the environment and take a stand to improve it.... more

Lexus and Alicia Keys Honor Los Angeles’ Thomas Jefferson High School Through “Lexus Keys to Innovation”

April 02, 2009
Lexus, the top-selling luxury automaker, and multi Grammy award-winning recording artist, Alicia Keys, announced today that Los Angeles’ Thomas Jefferson High School, will be honored with a $10,000 Grand Prize for its environmental achievements through the “Lexus Keys to Innovation” philanthropy program.... more

Lexus and Alicia Keys Celebrate Earth Month by Honoring Los Angeles' Thomas Jefferson High School Through “Lexus Keys to Innovation”

Lexus and Alicia Keys Celebrate Earth Month by Honoring Los Angeles' Thomas Jefferson High School Through “Lexus Keys to Innovation”

April 01, 2009
To kick off Earth Month, Lexus, the top-selling luxury automaker, and multi Grammy award-winning recording artist, Alicia Keys, will honor Los Angeles’ Thomas Jefferson High School with a $10,000 Grand Prize for its environmental achievements through the “Lexus Keys to Innovation” program. The “Lexus Keys to Innovation” program is a unique way for Lexus and Alicia Keys to recognize and reward students who have successfully implemented innovative environmental programs in their schools and communities.... more

Lexus Environmental Flyer

March 31, 2009
Lexus' commitment to the environment.... more

Lexus and Scholastic Announce Winners of the Lexus Eco Challenge #3

Lexus and Scholastic Announce Winners of the Lexus Eco Challenge #3

March 06, 2009
Hundreds of communities across the country learned about climate change, energy conservation and ways to protect the environment thanks to the work of participants in this year’s Lexus Eco Challenge, an educational program and contest that inspires and empowers middle and high school students to learn about the environment and take a stand to improve it. Sixteen teams in 14 states were awarded $10,000 each for their outstanding entries in Challenge #3, the last of three initial Challenges.... more

Lexus and Scholastic Announce Winners of the Lexus Eco Challenge #2

January 30, 2009
To date, nearly 5,000 teens nationwide have taken part in this year’s Lexus Eco Challenge, an educational program and contest that inspires and empowers middle and high school students to learn about the environment and take a stand to improve it. In the second of three initial rounds of competition, 17 teams in 15 states have been awarded $10,000 each for their outstanding entries.... more

Lexus And Scholastic Announce Winners Of The Lexus Eco Challenge #1

November 25, 2008
Teens nationwide learned the importance of recycling, composting, saving endangered plant and animal species, and cleaning up parks and forests as they took part in the Lexus Eco Challenge, an educational program and contest that inspires and empowers middle and high school students to learn about the environment and take a stand to improve it.... more

Fabien Cousteau Joins Lexus, Scholastic to Launch $1 Million Environmental Challenge

September 23, 2008
Water pollution, vampire electronics and alternative energy were just a few of the topics more than 3,500 young people across the nation addressed last year in the Lexus Eco Challenge.... more

Lexus, Scholastic Announce Winners of The Lexus Environmental Challenge #4

March 03, 2008
The fourth and final initial round of the Lexus Environmental Challenge motivated hundreds of middle and high school students nationwide to explore what they can do to help address the climate crisis they hear about so often.... more

Lexus And Scholastic Announce Winners Of The Lexus Environmental Challenge #3

February 01, 2008
Green roofs, radon pollution, toxic cleaning products and mold spores are just some of topics addressed when middle and high school students nationwide implemented plans as part of the third phase of the Lexus Environmental Challenge, a program designed by Lexus and Scholastic to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment.... more

Lexus And Scholastic Announce Winners Of The Lexus Environmental Challenge #2

January 14, 2008
Streams, lakes, oceans and ponds nationwide got a little cleaner when middle and high school students across the country entered the second phase of the Lexus Environmental Challenge, a program designed by Lexus and Scholastic to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment.... more

Toyota Donates Computers to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School

Toyota Donates Computers to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School

November 29, 2007
Toyota Technical Center (TTC), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North America (TEMA) shipped fifty seven Hewlett Packard 4100 computers and large screen monitors to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology located in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, Louisiana.... more

Lexus, Scholastic Announce Winners of The Lexus Environmental Challenge #1

November 15, 2007
From California to New York, middle and high school students rose to the challenge with their entries in the Lexus Environmental Challenge, a program designed by Lexus and Scholastic to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment. Fourteen school teams from 11 states were recognized today for their outstanding environmental action plans for the "Protecting the Land" Challenge, the first of four challenges.... more

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