Their ultimate goal was to drive, 20 participating students, in the car they made from Kansas City to Washington, D.C. by June 6, 2013. Completely powered by your interest and social media participation. An important advanced participation that ultimately helped students become interested in education and technology. "It gave me some motivation, I would think. I had a set goal of being a professional athlete at first, not really caring about honestly, my degree or anything like that,” said student Kelvin Duley. “But I guess, this car has changed my perspective about how much a degree or education matters," according to Bay News 9.
The power of social media interest continues. This large demographic of young social media users will ultimately continue and strengthen as projects such as these succeed. This positive perspective on using social media and technological advancements correctly should be noted. And repeated.