College Drive

College Drive was established in 2012 by Susan Bloom and Steven Caras. Every spring, a graduating high school senior in Palm Beach County, Florida, is awarded the gift of a brand-new car.

For students to qualify, they must have maintained good grade point averages, been guaranteed scholarships of any sort to Untied States colleges, and most importantly, they must have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian qualities.

It is the hope of Ms. Bloom and Mr. Caras that other communities across the country will follow their lead, turning College Drive into College Drive Countrywide, identifying their own chapters in any number of the numerous counties in our nation.


Susan Bloom has an extensive background in the world of business and the visual arts, and is a long-standing supporter of many worthwhile international charities. She is a Founding Member of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida, a past member of both Miami City Ballet and Palm Beach Dramaworks boards of directors, and is currently serving as a board member for CASA in Mexico – an organization dedicated to aiding indigent women while maintaining a free-of-charge school for midwifery.


Past College Drive Winners


2015 Winner Bari Bossis

2014 Winner Dylan Cohen

2013 Winner Kathia St. Hilaire

2012 Winner Dana Shores

Above photographs ~ Fresh Appeal Photography

2017 Winner Chrystie Tyler ~ Photograph by Jacek Gancarz
Founders Susan Bloom & Steven Caras ~ Photograph by Jacek Gancarz