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Rides Closed Sunday Sep 18, 20222 Due to Rain.

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk would like to thank everyone for participating in the 18th annual Drive for Schools fundraiser! This event wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of local businesses and school volunteers who donated their time and valuable prizes to the program.

With your help, this year’s event raised over $726,337 for local schools!

Drive for Schools has now raised more than $8.7 million for Santa Cruz County Schools since 2005.

2022 Top Selling Schools

  • Elementary School: Valencia Elementary School- $25,094
  • Jr. High School: San Lorenzo Valley Nature Academy- $14,588 
  • High School: St. Francis High School- $38,005
  • Multiple Grades: San Lorenzo Valley High School- $50,106
  • Spirit Award Winner: Main Street Elementary School- $21,365 (a school record)

Congratulations to grand prize winner, Jenelle Bouchard!

Please see the list below for all winners.

Thank you for your amazing support of Santa Cruz County Schools!

2022 Drawing Results

# PRIZE WINNER CITY
1 GRAND PRIZE - $25,000 Jenelle Bouchard Aptos
2 $1,000 Bryn Kenor Santa Cruz
3 $1,000 Nikki Feuerhaken unk
4 $1,000 Ryan Nolan Corralitos
5 $1,000 Villa Wash Watsonville
6 $1,000 Cathy Walsh San Jose
7 $1,000 Gift Certificate for Dell Williams Jewelers Steven Parra Watsonville
8 $500 Amazon Gift Card from Light-Up Toys Natalie Casillas Felton
9 $250 Amazon Gift Card from Light-Up Toys Kamila Lindsay Santa Cruz
10 $250 Amazon Gift Card from Light-Up Toys Stephanie Strudley Boulder Creek
11 $200 Amazon Gift Card from Snap-Clip Betty Waite Aptos
12 Specialized Rockhopper Sport Mountain Bike donated by Twisselman Enterprises Doris Padilla Royal Oaks
13 Kent 26" Dual-Suspension Mountain Bike donated by Coca-Cola Nora Doyle unk
14 2 Tickets to Golden State Warriors vs. Indiana Pacers at Chase Center Dec. 5, 2022 Brad & Christel Resetar Felton
15 4 Premium Tickets to a 2023 Season SF Giants Game Rick Espinosa Santa Cruz
16 4 Premium Tickets to a 2023 Season Oakland As Game w/Laureano Signed Baseball Lindsay Franchi unk
17 4 Tickets to a 2023 Season San Jose Earthquakes w/Parking Pass Judy Conway unk
18 4 Tickets to a 2022-2023 Regular Season Santa Cruz Warriors Game Burwell's Aptos
19 Stephen Curry Autographed Bobblehead Natalie Pope Scotts Valley
20 Klay Thompson Autographed Print Judi & Eli Casey Boulder Creek
21 Jerry Rice Autographed Replica Super Bowl XXIII Football Brian Cox Tonopah, NV
22 Golf Foursome w/Carts at Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Course Tina Pasler Aptos
23 Golf Foursome w/Carts at DeLaveaga Golf Course Michael Hickey Boulder Creek
24 2 Nights in a Pine Village Bungalow at Costanoa Lodge Alex Harrell Felton
25 1 Night at the Dream Inn Santa Cruz Cassie Pancallo Santa Cruz
26 One Month Peak Membership at Paradigm Sport Enrique Andasol Santa Cruz
27 Rocky's Fitness Club Promo Package Jessica Renteria Watsonville
28 2-Hour Bowling Party for 10 at the Boardwalk Bowl Mario Alcantar Jr. Watsonville
29 2 Certificates for Sailing aboard the Chardonnay II Lowe Aptos
30 2 Certificates for Sailing aboard the Chardonnay II Mary Goff unk
31 2 Certificates for Sailing aboard the Chardonnay II Kirby Stork Santa Cruz
32 2 Certificates for Sailing aboard the Chardonnay II Asia Haubner Tuscon, AZ
33 2 Certificates for Sailing aboard the Chardonnay II Rodolfo Quiroz Watsonville
34 2 Certificates for Sailing aboard the Chardonnay II Rodrigo Gallegos Watsonville
35 6 Tickets w/Free BBQ Meal at any San Jose Giants Game Rigo Bedolla Los Banos
36 6 Tickets w/Free BBQ Meal at any San Jose Giants Game Derba Beisner Santa Cruz
37 6 Tickets w/Free BBQ Meal at any San Jose Giants Game Megan McGuire Aptos
38 $250 Gift Card for John's Jewelers Martha A. Andrade Watsonville
39 $100 NHS Online Gift Code Kehoe Soquel
40 $100 NHS Online Gift Code Maria G. Avila Rubio Watsonville
41 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Obscure Dot Gabriel Narez Salinas
42 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Logo Warp Ay Boyd Santa Cruz
43 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Street Skate Cruzer Jack Shen Scotts Valley
44 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Amoeba Street Skate Cruzer Kathleen Wolsfeld Aptos
45 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Tonal Fade Street Skate Cruzer Jane P. Wohlhueter Boulder Creek
46 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Serape Street Skate Cruzer Camy Platt Santa Cruz
47 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Rad Dot Pintail Cruzer Jamie Hooper Red Hook, NY
48 Complete Build NHS Skateboard - Iridescent Dot Pintail Cruzer Toni Sarmiento Salinas
49 $50 Gift Certificate for O'Neill Surf Shop Gregory Audino unk
50 $50 Gift Certificate for O'Neill Surf Shop Nicole Chiala Morgan Hill
51 $50 Gift Certificate for Bookshop Santa Cruz Serina Farias Watsonville
52 $50 Gift Card for Wonderland Toys Brian Hegna Aptos
53 $50 Gift Card for Costco Bea Tayan Salinas
54 Dinner for Two at Zelda's on the Beach Janice Tatro El Cajon
55 Breakfast for Lunch for Two at Zachary's Restaurant Tee Marie Wood San Gregario
56 $50 Gift Certificate for Crow's Nest Restaurant Daria Troxell Ben Lomond
57 $50 Gift Certificate for Santa Cruz Diner Lee Duffus Santa Cruz
58 $50 Gift Certificate for Gilda's Louis Neuburger Mount Hermon
59 $50 Gift Certificate for Paradise Beach Grille Kim Avila Watsonville
60 $50 Gift Certificate for Shadowbrook Robert Flores Capitola
61 $50 Gift Certificate for Manuel's Mexican Restaurant Sean MacBride San Jose
62 $50 Gift Certificate for Manuel's Mexican Restaurant Cheryl Katimoto Pearl City, HI
63 $50 Gift Card for Café Cruz Jennifer Antrum Scotts Valley
64 Lunch for Two at Café Sparrow Andrea Eusse-Gil Santa Cruz
65 $40 Gift Card for Dharma's Laura Mendeze Salinas
66 $25 Gift Certificate for Scopazzi's Don Levig II Soquel
67 $25 Gift Certificate for Scopazzi's Francisco Arevalo Santa Cruz
68 $25 Gift Certificate for Zoccoli's Italian Deli Teresa Kurtek Pescadero
69 2 Movie Passes for Cinelux Theaters Justin Richie Soquel
70 $30 Gift Certificate for Craft Gallery Cesar Alberto Santa Cruz
71 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat Leslie Ross unk
72 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat Bob Weisen unk
73 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat Stephanie Strudley Boulder Creek
74 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat Fred & Diane Treseler Santa Cruz
75 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat L. Mike Santa Cruz
76 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat Andres Jimenez Watsonville
77 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat Steve Skotcher La Selva
78 $30 Gift Certificate for Emily's Good Things to Eat M. Barrick Felton
79 $25 Gift Certificate w/Cookies and a T-shirt from Freedom Bakery Susan Gulbe Walsh Scotts Valley